Workshops

WORKSHOP PRACTICE STATEMENT

TechACCESS is aware that there are many opportunities available for online/webinar professional development.  We have a strong belief that opportunities for hands-on, collaborative workshops are invaluable.  Attending workshops with your peers and a TechACCESS staff person allows you to gain insight and knowledge from all participants.

Location: All workshops, unless otherwise noted, will take place at TechACCESS in Warwick, RI. Click here for directions.

Registration and Payment: All participants must pre-register for workshops online or by calling 401-463-0202. Credit cards, check and POs are accepted. We regret that we cannot process refunds.

Cancellation: TechACCESS of RI reserves the right to cancel any workshop with less than 6 registered participants. We will attempt to make this determination 7 days prior to a scheduled workshop (so please REGISTER EARLY!).  In the event that TechACCESS cancels a workshop, the registration fee will be credited toward a future workshop or refunded.

Special Accommodations: Persons requesting accommodations must call at least 3 weeks in advance.

A certificate of attendance with contact hours will be provided for all workshops.  For information on how these certificates can be used for ASHA, please visit: http://www.asha.org/certification/ReportingUnits.htm.

 

  • April 5, 2017

    Advanced Training for ProloQuo2Go 4.0

    This training will provide participants who have previously attended our introduction course with a more advanced look at Proloquo2go. The following areas will be addressed:

    • Creating and working with user backup files
    • Taking advantage of the Spanish language support built  into Proloquo2go
    • Sharing buttons, pages and folders between Proloquo2go users
    • In depth review of Settings within Proloquo2go
    • Use of Pop ups and Snapbacks
    • Modifying Templates
    Attendees are encouraged to bring their own devices to the training.  Please be sure to have the latest iPad operating system and Proloquo2Go updates installed before attending.  iPads with Proloquo2Go installed will also be available for participants to use during the training. This course is for participants who have previously attended our Introduction to Proloquo2go 4.0 and are interested in further training beyond the overview and basics of programming of the application. Presented by Matthew Provost and Francesca Facenda Register
    • Venue:
      TechACCESS of RI
    • Start:
      April 5, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      April 5, 2017 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      Tech ACCESS, 110 Jefferson Blvd., Suite I
      Warwick, RI, 02888
      United States
    • Cost:
      $60
  • April 6, 2017

    Using AT to Support Executive Functioning

    Executive functioning defines skills required for everyday life like working memory, flexibility, problem solving, time management and organization.  For many of our students, executive functioning skills are often challenging.  This workshop will explore a variety of low tech and high tech tools and resources to aid in such tasks as reading, writing, taking notes, time management and organization. Presented by: Jennifer Martinous, OTR/L, ATP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/using-at-to-support-executive-functioning-tickets-26881016845  

    • Venue:
      TechACCESS
    • Start:
      April 6, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      April 6, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      110 Jefferson Blvd.
      Warwick, RI, 02888
    • Cost:
      $45
  • April 27, 2017

    Access for All: Options for AT Devices

    Not every student can access AT devices independently and efficiently.  This workshop will demonstrated alternate access solution including switches, eye gaze, touch screen, and mouse and keyboard alternatives. Presented by: Kelly Charlebois, ATP,  Francesca Facenda, MS, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Martinous, OTR/L, ATP, Matthew Provost, M.S., CCC-SLP,  Joanne Heffernan, M.S., CCC-SLP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/access-for-all-options-for-at-devices-tickets-26881201397

    • Venue:
      TechACCESS
    • Start:
      April 27, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      April 27, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      110 Jefferson Blvd.
      Warwick, RI, 02888
    • Cost:
      $45
  • May 11, 2017

    Adapted Books: Low Tech Support for Reading and Communication

    This “make and take” workshop provides attendees with everything they need to create an adapted book and correlated extension activities using Mayer-Johnson (Boardmaker) picture symbols. This is ideal for teachers, therapists and parents who have students who benefit from the use of Mayer-Johnson symbols for language input and support. Book: What Time is it Mr. Crocodile? Presented by: Kelly Charlebois, ATP   https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adapted-books-low-tech-support-for-reading-and-communication-tickets-26881318748

    • Venue:
      TechACCESS
    • Start:
      May 11, 2017 4:00 pm
    • End:
      May 11, 2017 6:00 pm
    • Address:
      110 Jefferson Blvd.
      Warwick, RI, 02888
    • Cost:
      $60