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AssistiveWare's Assistive Technology Webinars

Video podcasts of AssistiveWare's webinars covering assistive technology solutions for Mac OS X and iOS
AssistiveWare's Assistive Technology Webinars

Description

Video podcasts of AssistiveWare's webinars covering assistive technology solutions for Mac OS X and iOS

Link: www.assistiveware.com/podcasts.php

Episodes

What's new in Proloquo2Go 2.2

Dec 3, 2012 22:04

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What's new in Proloquo2Go 2.2 Anne, David, and Nate show a major update featuring new ways to customize the appearance of your buttons. Users will now be able to change border width, choose from dozens of fonts, and set the font size, color and style. These settings are also available for Typing View and the Message Window. The app also offers new accessibility enhancements. For users who have difficulty accessing the smaller buttons in the toolbars, the Home and Previous button can now be automatically displayed in the grid. You can choose whether these navigation buttons are at the top or bottom of the page. You can even choose between a top and bottom-aligned grid.Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 1 - Upgrading to Proloquo2Go 2

Aug 28, 2012 28:28

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Part 1: Getting Started - Upgrading from Proloquo2Go 1 to Proloquo2Go 2 In this 30-minute video, David and Jennifer will walk you through how to update from Proloquo2Go 1 to Proloquo2Go 2. You will learn how to backup your vocabulary to the computer before updating, create a new user, and how to use the Editing Mode. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 2 - Introduction to Proloquo2Go 2

Aug 20, 2012 37:48

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Part 2: Getting started - Introduction to Proloquo2Go 2 In this 37-minute video, David and Jennifer will introduce you to Proloquo2Go 2. They will walk you through the StartUp Wizard, explaining the new vocabularies Core Word and Basic Communication, the in-app Help, color coding, positioning buttons, vocabulary priority and editing buttons. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 3 - Core Words

Aug 18, 2012 50:08

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Part 3: Core Words - Customizing the Vocabulary In this 50-minute video, David and Jennifer will take you on a tour of the Core Word Vocabulary. You will learn the theory behind the vocabulary organization and how to edit the Core Word vocabulary to better meet the individual user’s needs. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 4 - Basic Communication

Aug 17, 2012 40:28

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Part 4: Basic Communication - Customizing the Vocabulary In this 40-minute video, David and Jennifer will take you on a tour of the Basic Communication Vocabulary. You will learn about the different levels of Basic Communication, including Sentence Starters, Page Up and Page Down button and the Home Button. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 5 - Transitioning Vocabularies

Aug 16, 2012 36:18

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Part 5: Transitioning Vocabularies - Transition from your Old Vocabulary to the New Vocabulaires In this 40-minute video, David and Jennifer will demonstrate how to transition from an old 1.X vocabulary to a new Proloquo2Go 2 vocabulary. You will learn how to determine which of the two new 2.0 vocabularies you may want to choose, how to copy buttons from a previous vocabulary into the new 2.0 vocabulary and how to navigate within the vocabulary. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 6 - Options 1

Aug 15, 2012 33:39

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Part 6: Options 1 - In-app Help, Appearance, Voices, and Speech In this 40-minute video, David and Jennifer take you through a more in-depth look at Options. They will demonstrate advanced options for the Message Window, Toolbar, Column Sizes, Button Defaults, and Personalization of Voices. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 7 - Options 2

Aug 14, 2012 41:46

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Part 7: Options 2 - Interaction, Grammar, Word Prediction, Vocabulary, and Restrictions In this 50-minute video, David and Jennifer continue their in-depth look at Options. They explore Interaction, Grammar, Word Prediction, Vocabulary and Restrictions. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 8 - Advanced Customization

Aug 13, 2012 54:16

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Part 8: Advanced Customization - Appearance Hierarchy, and Element Order In this 60-minute video, David and Jennifer demonstrate the Appearance hierarchy, Views, and Element Order. This includes Column and Row size, background view, changing column size for each page, and how to set the default view for each page. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 9 - Buttons, Clues, Resources

Aug 12, 2012 43:47

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Part 9: Buttons, Clues, and Resources - Button Types, the Clues Page, Web and Facebook Resources In this 55-minute video, David and Jennifer demonstrate the different types of buttons: Regular, Action and Folder. You will learn how to use the Clues page to help with communication break downs and where to find our comprehensive online resources to help you learn more about Proloquo2Go such as the AssistiveWare website, webinars, tutorials and manuals. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Part 10 - Backups

Aug 11, 2012 15:34

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Part 10: Backups - Backing up, Transferring backup, and Restoring from backup In this 35-minute video, Nate and Tom demonstrate how to backup your vocabulary internally and then transfer the backup using iTunes File Sharing on a computer for safekeeping. They stress the importance of creating a backup file of your customized vocabulary on a regular basis and also how to restore your backups onto your device. We strongly recommend backing up to your computer after each customization. Please note, viewing these videos does not qualify as attendance and will not be applied to the requirements for our Proloquo2Go trainer certificate or CEUs. However, if you want to obtain a trainers certificate you should watch these webinars at http://www.assistiveware.com/webinars where we can record your attendance.

Text to Speech, how does it work?

Aug 10, 2012 1:21

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Vincent Pagel, Head of Research & Development at Acapela Group explains the principles of Text to Speech.

Introducing Children's Voices in Proloquo2Go

Aug 10, 2012 1:46

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This video is about the importance of having naturally-sounding children's voices for children who cannot speak.

The Making of the American Children's Voices Josh and Ella

Aug 10, 2012 1:45

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Behind the scenes Josh and Ella talk about the recording of their voices for the new children's voices included in Proloquo2Go.

iPads/Apps - Shannon Des Roches Rosa

Apr 30, 2012 48:17

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iPads & Apps: For Learning, For Leisure, As Tools for Autistic Kids, and Adults. Shannon Des Roches Rosa discusses and explains why the dynamic display, touch screen, and the portability of the iPad can help learning and leisure for autistic individuals. Shannon is the proud parent of Leo, an 11 year old autistic boy. She gives frequent workshops on how iPads can help autistic people learn and play. Her writings and interviews are featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, MacWorld, Parents Magazine, and S.F. Weekly. Shannon writes at Squidalicious as a bloggers and is a contributing editor for Parenting Kids with Special Needs. Shannon is the Co-Founder and editor of The Thinking Person Guide to Autism.

Autism/AAC - Cafiero, Joanne Ph.D.

Apr 14, 2012 48:50

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Autism and Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Research-based Best Practices by Joanne M Cafiero, Ph.D. Dr. Cafiero discusses the features & types of AAC that best correlate with ASD processing styles, lists evidence-based and promising practices in aided AAC & ASD, and demonstrates effective AAC interventions. Joanne Cafiero, formerly a high school science teacher is currently a special education AAC teacher. Joanne was Autism Projects Coordinator at Johns Hopkins Center for Technology in Education. She is a consulting editor and contributing author for peer-reviewed periodicals and major AT media and sits on the professional advisory board for the new national organization Autism Now and the adult autism advocacy group, AutCom. She is the author of the 1st book on autism and AAC, Meaningful Exchanges for People with Autism: An Introduction to AAC. Dr. Cafiero teaches and works with schools and families nationally and internationally.