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Overview

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WordPower™, Saltillo's flagship language software, currently contains 14 files for Saltillo and the TouchChat app. Hallmark features, current vocabularies, new supports and vocabulary management options will be demonstrated. Literacy and written language supports, texting, voice assist, and use of profiles will be explained and demonstrated. Links to new implementation supports will be provided.

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Wed, Jan 22, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Eastern Standard Time

Free

Intermediate





Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. discuss WordPower-Saltillo and TouchChat AAC suite (14 vocabulary files including 3 Spanish files and 2 scanning files), including hallmark features and guiding principles, and consistency of design within vocabulary files.
  2. explain current and innovative tools found in WordPower including literacy and written language supports, texting, and new social networking tools (Emojis), voice assist (Alexa, Hey Siri), and use of PROFILES for bilingual communicators.
  3. locate and use new implementation supports.


 

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Agenda

5 minutes - Introductions, housekeeping, agenda
25 minutes - Review the 14 WordPower vocabulary files, hallmark features and guiding principles
30 minutes - Demonstrate innovative tools found in WordPower including literacy and written supports, texting, social networking tools, and voice assist
20 minutes - Provide links to implementation tools and available training supports for WordPower
10 minutes - Address questions and closing remarks


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Nancy Inman, M.A.T., CCC-SLP

Nancy is a practicing speech-language pathologist specializing in assistive technology. Her clinical background includes working with children and adults in an outpatient clinic in Fort Worth, TX for ten years, as well as serving as a teacher in a preschool classroom for children with various communication disorders. She served as the program manager for the assistive technology department at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore for 15 years. Nancy is now in private practice in Maryland, mostly working with children and adults with severe communication disabilities requiring augmentative communication support. Nancy is the author of the WordPower AAC vocabularies that are now available on several device platforms as well as within the TouchChat iOS app. She also created the Flip ’n Talk manual-based AAC communication system. Nancy received her B.S. degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Masters in speech-language pathology at Indiana University, Bloomington.

Financial: Nancy Inman receives a royalty on the sale of WordPower from PRC-Saltillo.

Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exist.

 



ASHA CEUs

0.15

Instructional Level

Intermediate

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 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).


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