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.
Mon, Feb 17, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Eastern Standard Time
Participants will be able to:
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
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. For six of those years, she was a member of the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) team for St. Paul Public Schools. She supported 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.
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.
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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