For people with significant motor challenges, having a team who can help figure out the best way to access their AAC device can make all the difference. In today’s video, we feature the work of OT and AT specialist Karen Kangas, who created this presentation as part of PaTTAN’s series, A Closer Look at Access. Even those highly familiar with the topic will learn something new. Many thanks to Karen and the team at PaTTAN for this informative presentation. Enjoy! You can learn more from Karen here. Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gx1z2Cpn4NU&ab_channel=PaTTAN
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Engaging with the activity at hand is an important piece of the learning plan, but it’s not something that comes easily to all AAC learners. In today’s featured video, OT Karen Kangas helps us understand some of the factors that help learners with complex bodies engage and focus in instructional activities. Many thanks to Karen and the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) for making this valuable information accessible. Accessing AAC: Competence Through the Lens of Activity and Engagement Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYrdA8H7yL8&list=PLCkBP2csbOsstD9Wga4bgj-ZK0-zcRLkr&index=10&t=0s You can learn more from Karen here.
Today, we go back to the resources at PaTTAN, this time to learn about switches from OT Karen Kangas. These two videos are from a full day workshop, which is a lot to get through, but if you need information on this topic, this is a great resource. You can view Part 1 here and Part 2 here.