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Overview

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This one-hour training will step you through the TouchChat settings menu, show you how to set up abbreviations, change pronunciations, find the version, share with SocialChat and use the new Word Finder feature. You will also learn how to choose and copy a vocab so that it can be modified, import pictures from your computer, edit buttons, access the help menu and make in-app purchases for additional vocabularies.

**It is suggested that you have an iPad/iPod/iPhone with TouchChat loaded on it in front of you during the training (but not required) so that you are able to follow along and get hands-on practice.

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Tue, Aug 27, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Eastern Standard Time

Free

Beginner





Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. edit the settings in order to meet their needs.
  2. locate the version of TouchChat they are running.
  3. perform simple editing tasks such as copying a file and editing buttons to customize a vocabulary set. 
  4. explore the use of Word Finder to find a word in the vocab.
  5. hide multiple buttons at once through hide mode.
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Agenda

20 minutes - Overview of settings and finding the version
15 minutes - Choosing and copying a vocabulary, importing pictures and editing buttons
10 minutes - Editing abbreviations/pronunciations, Hide mode, Word Finder
15 minutes - Exploring SocialChat, Making in-app purchases, Help Menu, closing TouchChat, website tour


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Heather Prenovost, M.S., CCC-SLP

Heather holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and a Master of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Heather has worked in the public schools in St. Paul, MN, Anoka, MN, and now for Saltillo Corporation. She was a member of the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) team for St. Paul Public Schools for six years, where she supported the students and school teams in middle school, high school, and transition programs to evaluate and support the AAC needs in those buildings.

Heather has a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Langauge-Hearing Association (ASHA) and has training with PECS, PODD, and a variety of speech-generating devices.

 

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

Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.



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, participate for the entire duration of the class, and pass a post-test with 80% accuracy or higher. 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.

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, and touchchatapp.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.

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

 



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


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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

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