It's more than Accessibility, It's accessing Abilities!

Proloquo2Go for Beginners

Description

Successful implementation of an AAC solution requires knowledge of the needs of the user and of the customization and configuration options of the AAC app. This hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to customizing and configuring Proloquo2Go to match user needs. This workshop is intended for people relatively new to Proloquo2Go. We will cover how to use, Basic configuration, the most commonly used vocabulary customization techniques, appearance, and interaction settings. We will be using Proloquo2Go 4 in the workshop and overview some of the new features of Proloquo2Go 4 . Enhance your ability to implement Proloquo2Go and effectively to better serve your clients.

You will learn how to:
• Create individualized home pages
• Create categories and icons
• Use photos
• Backup your programming
• Make best use of settings, views and restrictions
• Core vocabulary
• How to choose and organize vocabulary

Since this is a hands-on workshop, class size for this workshop is limited to 25 participants.

Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the (3) basic configurations.

  2. Identify at least (5) features of the vocabulary that can be customized.

  3. Create a button and a folder and customize at least (3) setting in each.

  4. Identify at least three (3) use cases where Proloquo2Go can prove useful for supporting students.

Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Identify at least (5) built-in accessibility features of the iPad and how to use the features with the students they support.
2. Identify at least (3) ways OCR (Optical Character Recognition) apps can be applied in the classroom.
3. Identify at least five (5) apps that can be used to support students with special needs.
4. Identify at least three (3) use cases where apps can prove useful for supporting students in the general education classroom.