PRC-Saltillo response to COVID-19: prc-saltillo.com/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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
This class will provide 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. This class is designed for speech-language pathologist, occupational therapists, physical therapists, educators, care givers and anyone who supports individuals using speech generating devices.Host a Class
Thu, Oct 08, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Participants will be able to:
5 minutes - Introduction
5 minutes - Overview of PRC devices and language systems
15 minutes - Touch access and settings
20 minutes - NuPoint head tracking and features
20 minutes - Look eye tracking and features
20 minutes - Switch scanning and features
5 minutes - Summary and Questions
Shawn Malcomson, M.S., Ed., ATP
Shawn earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences from Ohio University and completed his Master’s Degree in Assistive Special Education Technology at Simmons College (MA). In addition, he has earned the Assistive Technology Provider (ATP) credential awarded by RESNA.
Since 2002, he has served a variety of students with moderate to severe physical and cognitive disabilities, many of whom use communication devices. In his most recent position, he was responsible for training staff in the use of educational software and hardware, as well as assisting teachers and speech pathologists in designing meaningful social interactions for those using AAC for communication. Shawn has experience providing training and technical support to clinicians, teachers, and families of device users. Shawn is proficient in sign language (Signing Exact English).
Shawn is a member of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) and a member of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America. Shawn is also a member of PRC’s Unity Committee.
Financial: Shawn Malcomson is a salaried employee-owner of PRC-Saltillo.
Non-Financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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.
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.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).
GotoTraining System Requirements
To test your connection from a computer or mobile device before your training:
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
For Mac-Based Organizers and Attendees
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.
Please fill out the form with your participant information and select Add Participant. You may repeat this process to add up to ten participants in total. When you are finished, please select I'm Done Adding People, Continue My Registration to proceed to billing info.