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Evidence-based iPad® Interventions for Speech-Language & Special Education Services
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DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc DVD recording (6 hours, 12 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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  1. Describe the key educational and field-specific impacts of the iPad®.
  2. Evaluate iPad® applications using an Application Rubric.
  3. Demonstrate the use of iPad® applications for specific speech-language pathology disorder categories with consideration of Universal Design for Learning principles.
  4. Demonstrate effective teaching approaches for all learners and professionals.
  5. Access evidence to support use of iPad® applications.
  6. Select and evaluate iPad® applications, connecting them to existing evidence.
  7. Identify the key essentials of the iPad®, related peripherals, and the process for managing Apps.

iPad® Essentials

  • Apply principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • Effective use of technology
  • Teaching approaches
  • Technical skills on the iPad®
  • Essential iPad® “extras” (peripherals)
  • Funding iPads® and Apps

Evidence-based Use of the iPad®

  • Minimize barriers
  • Maximize efficiencies
  • Connect games to evidence
  • “Quality control” tool for evaluating Apps
  • Tools to improve access to evidence-based practices

Evidence-based Techniques for

  • Articulation
  • Apraxia
  • Phonology
  • Receptive/Expressive Language
  • Pragmatics
  • Functional Communication
  • Fluency
  • AAC
  • … and more!

Evidence-based Approaches to iPad® Apps

  • Play-based practices for speech and language therapy
  • Visual/biofeedback for intelligibility work
  • Visual tools for social skill development
  • Video self-modeling for targeting speech, language and social skills
  • Executive function training
  • Referential communication strategies for language therapy
  • Graphic organizers for literacy development
  • Screencasting options for use with all learners and settings
  • Aided language stimulation

Hands-on Time with Apps

  • Breakout sessions
  • Create take-aways

Course Content Disclosure:

This program has been designed based on iPad® applications and will include limited information from similar products.



Shannon Collins, MA, CCC-SLP, is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. She completed her baccalaureate degree at the UW-River Falls in communication disorders and her master’s degree at Washington State University in speech and hearing sciences. Before joining the department in 2001, Ms. Collins worked as a public school SLP in Washington and Texas and as a classroom teacher for a multi-handicapped program in Michigan. She provides supervision of graduate and undergraduate clinicians on and off campus and teaches the undergraduate clinical seminar and the “Introduction to CSD” course.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Shannon Collins has an employment relationship with the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Shannon Collins has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.


Angie Sterling-Orth, MS, CCC-SLP, is a clinical assistant professor and the director of Clinical Education at University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. She completed both her baccalaureate and her master’s degree in communication disorders at UW-Eau Claire. Before joining the department in 2002, Ms. Sterling-Orth worked as a public school speech-language pathologist in Wisconsin and then in product development for Thinking Publications in Eau Claire, WI, editing and co-authoring assessment and intervention resources. She has particular interest in using technology to work with children of all ages with communication, language, and learning needs. Ms. Sterling-Orth provides supervision of graduate and undergraduate clinicians both on-and off-campus. In addition, she teaches coursework in aural rehabilitation, grad essentials, developmental language disorders, and school methods in CSD.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Angie Sterling-Orth has an employment relationship with the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. She receives royalties as an author for Say It Right and Attainment publishers. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-Financial: Angie Sterling-Orth has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion may be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test/evaluation and paying the CE fee.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

This course consists of 6.25 self-study clock hours. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Illinois Educators:
6.0 ISBE Professional Development (PD) Clock Hours will be made available through Quincy University. Those requesting ISBE PD Clock Hours will need to complete an Evaluation for Workshop, Conference, Seminar, in order to receive the ISBE “Evidence of Completion for Professional Development” form. Instructions and form will be made available under the “Materials” tab. Expires: 06/30/2020.

Indiana Educators: 6.0 Professional Growth Points are available for full attendance of this self-study package per the Indiana Department of Education standards.

Montana Educators: This self-study package is offered for 6.0 Renewal Units. PESI, Inc. is an Approved Renewal Unit Provider with the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

New Jersey Educators, Administrators & Education Services Personnel: 6.0 Actual Professional Development Hours (self-study). MEDS-PDN, powered by PESI, Inc., is a registered New Jersey Professional Development Provider with the NJ Dept. of Education.

Texas Educators: PESI, Inc., has been approved as a CPE Provider #500-981 for Texas Educators by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBED). This self-study package qualifies for 6.0 CPE clock hours.

Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists
This course contains 6.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.

California Speech-Language Pathologists/Audiologists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.

Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists: Approved for 7.5 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.

Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.

Teachers/Educators, Speech-Language Pathologists, and other Mental Health Professionals