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 Cranston, 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.
Subscription Rates: Get 10% off if you purchase a 5-Seat Subscription; 15% off if you purchase a 10-Seat Subscription and 20% off if you purchase a 20-Seat Subscription. Contact us for additional information.
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.
This workshop will provide an overview of all things AT, including: legislation, AT in the IEP, and how to address AT needs in the classroom with carryover to home. We will also demonstrate AT tools for: reading, writing, communication, access, and vision. This workshop is also appropriate for teachers, therapists and other service providers supporting students who use AT. Presented by: Kelly Charlebois Click HERE to register.
This training will provide participants with a full day training to Proloquo2Go Version 5. The following areas will be addressed: -Describing the different levels of the Crescendo vocabulary system -Creating a new user and customizing vocabulary content for that user, including creating new buttons and folders -Customizing and using the grammar support feature of Proloquo2Go -Manipulating the way Proloquo2Go looks, sounds, and works to meet individual visual, motor, and cognitive needs -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 training...
Come and learn about assistive technology that is used to support students with communication needs. This workshop will discuss and demonstrate a variety of low and high tech tools and strategies that are used to support the communication and academic needs of nonverbal students or students with limited verbal abilities. We will also discuss the evaluation process, who qualifies for assistive technology services, and implementation and support strategies that can help to insure a student is successful with augmentative communication. This workshop is also appropriate for teachers, therapists and other service providers supporting students who use AAC. Presented by: Matthew Provost, MS, CCC-SLP Click HERE to register.
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, strategies, and resources to aid in such tasks as reading, writing, taking notes, time management and organization to get your student/child ready to go back to school. This workshop is also appropriate for teachers, therapists and other service providers supporting students who need executive functioning supports. Presented by: Jennifer Martinous, OTR/L, ATP Click HERE to register.
Save the dates: November 29 & 30! Registration will Open in June!