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PRC-Saltillo response to COVID-19: prc-saltillo.com/covid-19

Due to public health concerns about the COVID-19 virus, PRC is cancelling all in-person group trainings through June 15th. This is a precautionary measure to ensure the health and safety of our customers and trainers. Trainings will be held online when possible. If you are registered for a training that is affected by this change, please check your email for details. If you have questions about our trainings, please call 800-848-8008.

Training


Your Free PASS: Easy Ways to Make Support Materials for PRC Language Systems

This class will provide an overview of the free PASS software from PRC that allows you to run various language configurations (Unity, UNIDAD, CoreScanner, LAMP Words for Life, WordPower, Essence) on your Windows computer, all without having to use a device. Participants will learn how to download the software, set-up a language configuration, and create a vocabulary back-up as well as transfer vocabulary files between an Accent device.  Participants will see how quick and easy it is to make a variety of supports and implementation materials using the Write with Icons feature.  Parents, teachers, speech-language pathologists, and anyone who supports individuals using PRC language systems and would like to learn how to make materials for activities will benefit from this class.


Tue, Jun 23, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Eastern Time
Free

Online
Beginner


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This class is taught in Eastern Time



Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. explain what PASS software is and how it can be used to support PRC language systems on speech generating devices
  2. download PASS software to a Windows computer
  3. describe how to back-up/transfer vocabulary files on PASS software
  4. give examples of a least 4 implementation materials that can be made using PASS software

Agenda

10 minutes - Introduction and Overview

10 minutes - How to download the software and load configurations

20 minutes - Making implementation materials (smart charts/write icons)

15 minutes - Backing up and transferring vocabulary

5 minutes - Summary of Questions


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Beth Browning, MA, CCC-SLP

Beth earned her Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in Communication Disorders and Cross-Linguistics (Spanish and Linguistics) at Indiana State University in 2004. She completed her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Indiana University in 2006. Prior to joining PRC in June 2010, Beth served as the pediatric Augmentative Communication Specialist at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indianapolis. There she completed AAC evaluations, consulted with school-based SLPs on device implementation, and provided ongoing therapy for children who used a variety of AAC systems. Beth also has three years of experience working as an SLP in Indiana’s public school system where she worked with Pre-K through 12th grade students presenting with a wide variety of communication disorders and abilities. Beth is a co-founder of the Indiana AAC Summit, an annual conference to increase Indiana's capacity for providing high-quality AAC services.

Beth holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), a state license in Speech-Language Pathology from the State of Indiana, and is a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Division 12 (AAC Division). She also served as elected VP of Marketing for the Indiana Speech-Language Hearing Association from 2017-2019.

Financial: Beth Browning is a salaried employee-owner of PRC-Saltillo.

Non-Financial: Beth Browning is the Vice President of Marketing for ISHA (Indiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2017-2019) and is a co-founder of the Indiana AAC Summit.



ASHA CEUs

0.1

Instructional Level

Introductory

Content Area

Professional


Submission Deadlines

Live online classes:  Participants wanting ASHA CEUs must be registered, "join" the class through his/her unique confirmation email letter and participate for the entire duration of the class. No partial credits will be submitted. Participants have 15 days to submit all ASHA paperwork to PRC. ASHA paperwork received after 15 days will not be accepted. Your entrance and exit of the class are timestamped and you must stay logged in on a computer or tablet for the entire class in order to receive ASHA CEUs. Call-in only attendance does not qualify for ASHA CEUs.

In-person classes:  All ASHA paperwork must be submitted to the presenter by the end of the training day.


ASHA Information

Participants wanting ASHA CEUs for a multiple day training must attend all days. In addition, if there is a registration fee associated with the class and payment is not received, PRC will not submit your request for ASHA CEUs.

An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to register ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Registry fees are paid by the participant directly to the ASHA National Office. The annual ASHA CE Registry fee allows registration of an unlimited number of ASHA CEUs for the calendar year. Contact the ASHA CE staff at 800-498-2071 ext. 8591 for CE Registry fee subscription information: www.asha.org

PRC-Saltillo licenses a patented technology that is in PRC-Saltillo products trademarked as Accent®, ChatFusion™, NovaChat®, PRiO®, TouchChat®, TouchChat® Express, Look™, NuEye®, and NuPoint®, as well as software (CoreScanner™, Engage, Essence®,  VocabPC™, MultiChat15, UNIDAD®, Unity®, WordPower™, LAMP Words for Life®, LAMP Words for Life® - Spanish/English, LAMP Words for Life® - VI, TouchChat® app), and our Language Acquisition through Motor Planning™ (LAMP) approach. PRC-Saltillo also has registered five websites, aacapps.com, aaclanguagelab.com, exploreaac.com, realizelanguage.com, touchchatapp.com, and alpforaac.com. Because there are no other like-kind products available, course offerings will only cover information that pertains to the effective and safe use of the above-named products/softwares/websites.

PRC presentations will focus exclusively on Accent, PRiO, NuEye, Look, NuPoint, Unity, UNIDAD, LAMP Words for Life, LAMP Words for Life - Sp/En, LAMP Words for Life - VI,  CoreScanner, Essence, WordPower, Explore AAC, Realize Language, or AAC Language Lab and will not include information regarding other similar or related augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices or software.

Saltillo presentations will focus exclusively on ChatFusion, NovaChat, TouchChat, VocabPC, MultiChat15, WordPower, TouchChat app, Explore AAC, or TouchChat website.

WordPower is a trademark of Inman Innovations, Inc; © 2001-2019; All rights reserved. Used with permission.

The Assessment of Learning Process (ALP) for AAC is a trademark of PRC-Saltillo and Lisbeth Nilsson.

Most of our presenters are salaried, employee-owners of PRC-Saltillo. A few of our presenters are contracted presenters.

 



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This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).




GotoTraining System Requirements

To test your connection from a computer or mobile device before your training:

  • Click on this link, https://www.gotomeeting.com/join/406552062.  This is a TEST ONLY.
  • You will see a dialogue box says "GoToMeeting - CONNECTION TEST ONLY."  If you get this dialogue box you will be able to successfully access the class on the date of your class.
  • Close the dialogue box.

To join the actual class, click on the "JOIN" button in your confirmation email on the specific date of your class.

For PC-Based Organizers and Attendees

  • Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000 (Linux is not supported)
  • Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, or Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer, or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled). If needed, download Java here.
  • Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

For Mac-Based Organizers and Attendees

  • Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®), OS X 10.5 (Leopard®), OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard®)
  • Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, or Firefox 3.0 or newer; Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript and Java enabled)
  • Required: PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of RAM or better recommended

If you are attending a class at 5pm or after and have issues hearing or connecting to the class, please contact LogMeIn at 1-888-259-8414 for assistance. If your class is during 8am to 4:55pm eastern time, please call our seminar department at 800-848-8008.




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