Date(s) - Thursday, October 20, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hotel Dieu Shaver Health
Individual Authorizer (IA) Workshop for Communication Aids For Speech Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists.
To obtain your Individual Authorizer (IA) status from the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) you must: 1) complete the online home study guide before attending the workshop 2) attend a hands on workshop and complete a final test. Both steps are mandatory to obtain your IA status as an OT or SLP.
This workshop includes:
- Overview of the ADP framework for AAC devices (writing aids and face to face communication)
- Information about assessment and device selection
- Review of eligibility criteria for ADP funded writing and communication aids
- How to make an authorization with ADP funding
- Case study discussion
- Technology hands on
- Lunch Included