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PRC-Saltillo response to COVID-19:

Due to public health concerns about the Covid-19 virus, PRC-Saltillo will only be providing in-person trainings when we can comply with CDC and local guidelines, and we feel we can ensure the health and safety of our hosts, attendees, and trainers. As conditions change, trainings may be moved online, as necessary. If you have questions about PRC-Saltillo trainings, please email

Access Methods for AAC

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Running Time: 90 minutes

Course Requirements

Windows: Internet Explorer 7 or later, Google Chrome, Firefox 1.5 or later, Safari 3 or later.

Macintosh: Firefox 1.5 or later, Safari 3 or later.

If using an iPad, the course is best viewed in Safari, however, you may experience delays or disruptions in audio and video playback.

Note: The self-study classes are best viewed with Adobe Flash Player 6.0.79 or later and one of these web browsers.

This class provides an introduction to the various access methods available on PRC speech generating devices. Participants will learn about the technical and clinical aspects of using touch, head tracking, eye tracking, and switch scanning, as well as options for customizations based on client need. After this training you will be able to:

  • Briefly describe each access method
  • Name two software customizations that can be applied when using Head Tracking or Eye Tracking
  • Name two software customizations that can be applied when using one or two switch scanning

This class is designed for speech-language pathologist, occupational therapists, physical therapists, educators, care givers and anyone who supports individuals using speech generating devices.

You may watch the entire recording or choose the section that meets your need.

Please note, to learn operations and programming for your PRC device take these classes:

  • Unity® :Operations and Programming for Accent with Empower®
  • LAMP Words for Life® : Operations and Programming for Accent with Empower®

Product Training

Learn to operate and customize your device or app

Implementation Classes

Use and integrate your device in school or at home

On Demand Classes

Interactive self-study


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