AAC and Tobii Dynavox- Live Journal Club

Presented by: Marleah Herman-Umpleby, M.S., CCC-SLP and Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP

July 14th, 2021

8:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM CST / 6:30 PM MST / 5:30 PM PST

After this webinar, you will be able to…

  • Identify potential Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) users and the types of technology available to support their complex communication needs.
  • Identify the best selection method to assess motor control for a candidate for AAC
  • Describe how the Tobii Dynavox (TD) Ecosystem supports professionals and clients from assessment to device implementation
  • Identify the best selection method to assess motor control for a candidate for AAC.


  • Minutes 0-5: Introduction of AAC and DynaVox
  • Minutes 5-15: A brief history of AAC based off of a summary articles/article
  • Minutes 15-20: AAC products on the market
  • Minutes 20-55: DynaVox presentation
  • Minutes 55-60: Q&A

Speaker Information

Marleah Herman-Umpleby is a clinical content specialist on the Research & Development team with Tobii Dynavox. Her role as Manager of Clinical Outcomes includes focus to cultivate connections with customers and users and bring their experiences and voices to the product development process in usability testing and research. Her background as a speech language pathologist working with individuals with apraxia and other communication disorders led to interest in collaborating with teams on effective interventions and supporting positive outcomes in AAC.
Marleah Herman-Umpleby receives a salary from Tobii Dynavox.


Marleah Herman-Umpleby has no non-financial disclosures.


Jessica Lasky, MS, CCC-SLP is a medical SLP who practices in Phoenix Arizona. She works in a variety of settings including a trauma 1 hospital, a high-level rehab, and owns and operates her own mobile FEES business. Jessica is passionate about evidence-based practice, ethics, and providing patients with the highest quality care possible.


Jessica Lasky will receive an honorarium for this webinar from the Medical SLP Collective. She is the owner of Mobile Scope PLLC.


No non-financial disclosures.



Additional Info and FAQ:

Can I get continuing education for this webinar?  

After watching the webinar, you will need to pass a short quiz with at least 80% accuracy and attend the full webinar live to obtain credit for your participation. The link to the quiz will be emailed to you after the presentation. Once completed, you will receive a certificate of completion within 48 hours.  You have 14 days to complete the test.

If you'd like to earn ASHA CEUs for the presentation, we can report your completion to ASHA. ASHA CEUs are awarded to those that meet eligibility criteria by the ASHA CE Registry upon receipt of the ASHA CEU Participant Form from the ASHA Approved CE Provider.

What is the Refund/Cancellation Policy?  

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What can I do if I have a complaint?  

Please contact us at info@medslpcollective.com

Who is this webinar appropriate for?  

The target audience for this webinar is licensed speech-language pathologists. There are no prerequisite skills or knowledge needed beyond the basic speech-language pathology training and licensing.

What if I need special accommodations?  

If you require accommodations to access these materials due to a disability, please email us at info@medslpcollective.com

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