Webinars

This is a listing of live, online training on various topics, including TouchChat & Saltillo’s dedicated AAC devices.  Please email kim.galant@saltillo.com with any questions about trainings.

Please note:  All times are Eastern.

Webinar Listings & Webinar Information

Note: We reserve the right to cancel a webinar/training if there are less than 4 participants registered.

Registration Information & System Requirements

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Please note only the person whose name appears on this registration form will be able to request a certificate of completion for attending the class and is able to submit for ASHA CEU credit. If you are registering more than one computer station, a separate registration with a different name must be completed for each computer station.

Confirmation and participation details will be e-mailed to you shortly after your registration is completed. We request that you join the class 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to ensure that you are ready when the instructor begins the presentation.

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Saltillo is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide
			continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology.  See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional
			level, and content area.

Product Trainings

  • New to TouchChat? Let us Help! Part 1

    Delivery: Online

    • June 8, 2020 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Are you new to TouchChat?  Let us help you get up and running with a 3-part mini-series! This half hour class will explore the history of TouchChat by Saltillo.

      Participants will be provided with a brief overview of two vocabulary options: MultiChat 15 and WordPower.  This session will set you up for basic customizing in Part 2 of the series and includes how to copy of a vocabulary file for customizing and adjusting the voice settings to personalize for your individual. You will be introduced to a “Making it Personal” handout to plan out customizations demonstrated in Part 2.  Be sure to join us for all three sessions to maximize your potential with TouchChat!

    **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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  • New to TouchChat? Let us Help! Part 2

    Delivery: Online

    • June 9, 2020 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Let us help you continue your journey with TouchChat! Part one set you up to personalize your app.

    Part two of this series will step you through basic customizing of buttons by editing buttons in the Personal Page, creating a new page, and then linking to a button in your vocabulary file.  During this session, we will discuss basic AAC modeling concepts to get you started with your person using TouchChat.   Participants will explore ideas of what and where to model, as well as, how you can model 1-2 words while reading a book.  You are on your way now!  Join us for part 3 of the series to learn about additional resources to maximize your potential with TouchChat.

    **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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  • New to TouchChat? Let us Help! Part 3

    Delivery: Online

    • June 10, 2020 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Let’s continue the journey with TouchChat with Part 3 of 3!  This session will step you through updating your TouchChat app with new release.

      In sessions 1 and 2, you learned how to customize TouchChat.  You will want to make sure to back up your work.  Participants will learn about options to back up and transfer custom vocabulary files. We will continue the journey by exploring TouchChat supports and implementation resources to keep you moving forward and maximizing potential with TouchChat!

    **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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  • Alexa at Home: How to interact with Alexa using your PRC-Saltillo AAC voice

    Delivery: Online

    • September 23, 2020 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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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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Implementation Trainings

  • Stepping Stones to AAC: Let's read a book!

    Delivery: Online

    • June 8, 2020 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Language learning occurs in steps.

    As a communication partner, you are crucial to helping your child develop language and communication. You model language for your child during daily activities, you respond to your child’s attempts to communicate, and you help them learn to say words in a more efficient way. But what do these steps look like when it comes to Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)? We will explore three simple steps, with different everyday activities, to help you and your child learn to use his/her device more effectively at home: choosing words, planning a question or comment, and modeling on the device.

    During this session, we will outline these steps during book reading. Join us for an interactive session to help you and your child step into AAC.

     

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  • Stepping Stones to AAC: Let's Get Dressed!

    Delivery: Online

    • June 9, 2020 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Language learning occurs in steps.

    As a communication partner, you are crucial to helping your child develop language and communication. You model language for your child during daily activities, you respond to your child’s attempts to communicate, and you help them learn to say words in a more efficient way. But what do these steps look like when it comes to Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)? We will explore three simple steps, with different everyday activities, to help you and your child learn to use his/her device more effectively at home: choosing words, planning a question or comment, and modeling on the device.

    During this session we will outline these steps during a routine such as taking a bath and getting dressed. Join us for an interactive session to help you and your child step into AAC.

     

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  • The SGD Has Been Shipped – Now What? Supporting Adults with Aphasia using AAC

    Delivery: Online

    • June 10, 2020 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    The seminar will focus on supporting individuals who have aphasia as they learn to use Speech Generating Devices (SGD) as a part of an Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) system.

    The focus will be on the importance of helping communication partners with relevant programming and individualization and approaches to teaching individuals with aphasia to use SGD's in daily life.

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  • Stepping Stones to AAC: Let's play with Play-Doh and blocks!

    Delivery: Online

    • June 10, 2020 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Language learning occurs in steps.

    As a communication partner, you are crucial to helping your child develop language and communication. You model language for your child during daily activities, you respond to your child’s attempts to communicate, and you help them learn to say words in a more efficient way. But what do these steps look like when it comes to Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)? We will explore three simple steps, with different everyday activities, to help you and your child learn to use his/her device more effectively at home: choosing words, planning a question or comment, and modeling on the device.

    During this session we will outline these steps during play with Play-Doh and blocks. Join us for an interactive session to help your child step into AAC.

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  • Theories & Principles of AAC Interface Design for People with Aphasia

    Delivery: Online

    • June 25, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    This webinar will review current literature that supports the use of AAC during aphasia rehabilitation.

    Participants will gain an understanding of how interface design impacts successful AAC implementation for people with aphasia. Finally, theoretical underpinnings that support the use of AAC as a language recovery tool will be explained.

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  • Hey Siri, I'm home: Using your PRC-Saltillo speech generating device to talk with Siri

    Delivery: Online

    • September 30, 2020 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    This 30 minute parent training will teach you how to use Siri voice assistant with your PRC-Saltillo speech generating device at home.

    Parents will learn how to set-up Siri on an iPhone/iPad to recognize voice output from a speech-generating device. Learn about the many voice commands, such as playing music, asking questions, telling jokes and more that you can have Siri complete using your PRC-Saltillo speech-generating device.

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