At ATIA 2021, David Chapple, David McNaughton, and Becca Stroschein gave a virtual presentation on the experiences of people who use AAC during interactions with healthcare professionals. The presentation included a discussion of the PACT strategy (Burns, Baylor, & Yorkston, 2016), as well as the experiences of 7 individuals who use AAC.
Selected slides appear below, the handout is available at the bottom of this post.
Dave Chapple described the PACT strategy, designed to assist individuals who use AAC during medical visits
The presentation included animated recreations of the experiences of people who use AAC during medical interactions
The presentation also included the results of a series of interviews David Chapple has conducted with people who use AAC on their experiences with medical professionals, and strategies for positive outcomes.
Chapple, D., McNaughton, D., & Stroschein, R. (2021, January). Interactions with healthcare professionals: The experiences of people who use AAC. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), Online.