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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 info@prc-saltillo.com.


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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 info@prc-saltillo.com.


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This 30 minute session will show you how to use your PRC-Saltillo speech generating device with Alexa.  You will learn about motivating ways to engage with Alexa for fun,  independence, calming activities, and even academics! This session is designed for parents, caregivers, and anyone who wants to learn how to use their speech generating device with Alexa.

Examples we be shared using Saltillo's NovaChat, but the tips, tricks, and strategies are applicable to ANY speech generating device.

 

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Wed, Sep 23, 2020
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Eastern Time

Free

Beginner



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Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  1. Explain what is Alexa and how does it work.
  2. Use my speech-generating device to interact with Alexa.
  3. Describe engaging things we can do and say with Alexa.
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Agenda

5 minutes - Overview of Alexa

10 minutes - Setting up your speech generating device to work with Alexa

10 minutes - Fun ways to engage with Alexa

5 minutes - Summary and questions


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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.



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  • Recommended: Minimum of Pentium® class 1GHz CPU with 512 MB of RAM (2 GB of RAM for Windows Vista)

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