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Activity Steps


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In this study, the conversational partners were aware of, and sensitive to, the temporal?sequential demands of in-person interaction and the modality restrictions associated with SGD use. The authors also discuss clinical and device design recommendations.


This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs
(Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about a study that used conversational analysis techniques to examine naturalistic face-to-face interaction between a man with late-stage ALS and his wife.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

Discuss how a man with advanced ALS held conversations with his wife while both were aware of, and sensitive to, the temporal sequential demands of in-person interaction via a SGD device.

Price: $12.00


  • ASHA 0.1 CEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area).

Test Code: TLD4192
Published: Oct/Dec 2019
Expires: 6/30/2022
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Katrina Fulcher-Rood; Jeff Higginbotham, PhD, CCCSLP
Specialties: Communication, Speech