Actions and Detail Panel
Environmental Controls: In-Depth
Thu 11 August 2016, 09:30 – 16:00 BST
This session will provide an overview of environmental controls and provide participants with a detailed understanding of the range of environmental control options available as well as key factors in supporting individuals in their use.
This session is aimed at Occupational Therapists and other professionals with a remit, specialism or special interest in Environmental Control (EC).
It will include case presentations and an opportunity for participants to discuss clients they are involved with (please bring along any cases you would like support with)
- To provide an overview of EC options available and a range of access methods for using these
- To provide an overview of theoretical models of EC, AT and decision making
- To give participants a basis for understanding the decision making process related to EC
- To enable participants to support individuals using EC
Level: Specialist- These courses are aimed at those who work with AAC/EC on a regular basis and have several years experience.
Participants are assumed to have a good prior knowledge of AAC terminology as well as a range of AAC/EC assessments, hardware and software. Participants will likely have some or sole responsibility for AAC/EC provision as apart of their job role.