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This course will review and explore the features and functions of ChatEditor. ChatEditor is a free companion program for the Saltillo line of devices (i.e. NovaChat, ChatFusion, and TouchChat Express), as well as the TouchChat Application. It is available as a download on your Windows desktop or laptop computer. Participants will learn how to install, set up a configuration, customize a vocabulary, and back up a customized file using ChatEditor. ChatEditor offers an added bonus of customizing a vocabulary file without taking the device away from the user and easily transferring the file at a convenient time. Additionally, participants will observe how to quickly utilize the capture tool to create a button sequence that can be used in visual supports.

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Thu, Feb 13, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Eastern Standard Time

Free

Beginner





Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. define ChatEditor.
  2. identify how to obtain ChatEditor.
  3. list components of a configuration.
  4. demonstrate how to customize a vocabulary file.
  5. explain how to back up a customized vocabulary file.
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Agenda

5 minutes - Intro/What is ChatEditor?
10 minutes - How to Install and Configure ChatEditor
10 minutes - Components of the ChatEditor: Menu functions
10 minutes - Customize a vocabulary - duplicate a file, edit a button
15 minutes - Back up/transfer a customized vocabulary to and from Saltillo Chat Devices and TouchChat Express/ TouchChat application
5 minutes - Capture feature to create a visual support
5 minutes - Conclusion/Wrap-up


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Jennifer Edge-Savage, M.S., EdS, OTR/L

Jennifer is an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Consultant who has devoted her career to working with learners, educators, and families in selecting and implementing life-changing assistive technology tools and strategies.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Massachusetts-Boston, a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Boston University, two post-masters Education Specialist Degrees in Assistive Technology and Special Education Administration from Simmons University, and an Assistive Technology Certificate from Tufts University.

Jennifer has been working in the field of Assistive Technology for over 20 years, co-founding the SSEC Center for Assistive Technology in Massachusetts, exploring the corporate side of AT as the Director of Implementation Services for Kurzweil Educational Systems and IntelliTools, and providing Assistive Technology Services through her active private practice in MA.  She is the former Director of the Graduate Program in Assistive Technology at Simmons University. She has been on the Faculty at Simmons since 2004 and continues to instruct courses in AT for Teacher Education Programs. She is an active professional development provider in the field of Assistive Technology and manages annual #ATUDL grants in the states of NH and MA.

Jennifer is a Licensed and Nationally Registered Occupational Therapist.  She is also a RYT200 registered yoga instructor with a focus on inclusive and adaptive yoga for children.  She is the recent Past President of the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) Inclusive Learning Network.

 

Financial: Jennifer Edge-Savage 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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