LAMP Training Workshop (Online)
Thu., Jun. 18, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Time Zone: America/New_York
Instructor: Josie Randles
Instructor: Amy Bereiter
Long Distance LAMP : Applying the Principles via Teletherapy
Teletherapy offers access to therapy services as an alternative to an in-person delivery model. While this service model offers many benefits for individuals using AAC, it can be a challenging format for some clients and therapists. Individuals with autism, ADD, and sensory processing differences often have difficulty attending to the therapist on the screen, following directions or participating in structured activities. This webinar will focus on implementing LAMP principles during AAC teletherapy and coaching the in-person communication partner to use strategies to teach language and support communication. This training will not focus on platform selection or general technical troubleshooting, but will include participant discussion surrounding specific challenges, questions, and strategies that have been successful. This training was developed to support professionals who are currently participating in AAC teletherapy or are about to begin doing so.
In order to register for this webinar, participants need to have already completed a full day LAMP training and should have experience implementing the LAMP approach.
Target Audience: Professionals who have attended a LAMP training previously or are in the process of or are going to being teletherapy for AAC users using a LAMP approach.
This class is not intended to be a “how to” for teletherapy in general; we will be focusing on implementation of LAMP principles via teletherapy. This training will include a live discussion and participants should be prepared to ask questions and share strategies they are using.
Participants will be able to:
- Identify 3 ways to incorporate LAMP principles using teletherapy as a service delivery model
- Identify at least 2 ways to model or prompt use of vocabulary via teletherapy
- Identify 3 treatment activities that promote joint engagement during a teletherapy session
5 minutes - Introduction
35 minutes - Teletherapy and LAMP Principles
10 minutes - Modeling How To's/Demonstration of Prompting Strategies
15 minutes - Parent Coaching
15 minutes - Show/Share Strategies/Activities
10 minutes - Questions and Answers/Wrap-up
Josie Randles, MS, CCC-SLP
Josie Randles received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech & Hearing Sciences and her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. Josie began her career in her hometown of Seattle, Washington, where she spent her first several years as a speech-language pathologist working at Seattle Children’s Hospital in the Autism Center and outpatient speech clinic. In 2011 she moved to Phoenix, Arizona for love and sunshine, and currently works in a school district in the Phoenix area where she primarily supports students with autism, many of whom are AAC users. Josie has been a LAMP Certified Professional since 2013 and is passionate about AAC. She is especially interested in working with teams and families supporting AAC users.
Financial: Josie Randles is contracted by The Center for AAC and Autism of PRC-Saltillo.
Non-Financial: Josie receives free equipment from the Center for AAC and Autism to use for her presentations.
Amy Bereiter, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP
Amy Bereiter, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP, received her Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Redlands in 2004. She has worked with toddlers through young adults in a wide range of settings including in-home early intervention, early childhood special education, elementary self-contained programs, pediatric rehabilitation units, university clinic, and private practice. She has developed AAC evaluation teams at several sites. Currently, she is a full-time SLP at a LAMP Center of Excellence in Northern Virginia, and a LAMP Trainer for the Center for AAC and Autism. Amy specializes in Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) and works extensively with occupational therapists and other related professionals to best understand and treat children with sensory processing disorder, visual impairments and motor impairments. She works closely with families to educate, train and support implementation of AAC in the home environment, and leads a support groups for parents of AAC users.
Presenter: Amy Bereiter
Financial: Amy Bereiter is contracted by The Center for AAC and Autism of PRC-Saltillo.
Non-Financial: Amy receives free equipment from the Center for AAC and Autism to use for her presentations.
Live online classes: Participants wanting ASHA CEUs must be registered, "join" the class through his/her unique confirmation email letter and participate for the entire duration of the class. No partial credits will be submitted. Participants have 15 days to submit all ASHA paperwork to PRC. ASHA paperwork received after 15 days will not be accepted. Your entrance and exit of the class are timestamped and you must stay logged in on a computer or tablet for the entire class in order to receive ASHA CEUs. Call-in only attendance does not qualify for ASHA CEUs.
In-person classes: All ASHA paperwork must be submitted to the presenter by the end of the training day.
Participants wanting ASHA CEUs for a multiple day training must attend all days. In addition, if there is a registration fee associated with the class and payment is not received, PRC will not submit your request for ASHA CEUs.
An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to register ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Registry fees are paid by the participant directly to the ASHA National Office. The annual ASHA CE Registry fee allows registration of an unlimited number of ASHA CEUs for the calendar year. Contact the ASHA CE staff at 800-498-2071 ext. 8591 for CE Registry fee subscription information: www.asha.org
PRC-Saltillo licenses a patented technology that is in PRC-Saltillo products trademarked as Accent®, ChatFusion™, NovaChat®, PRiO®, TouchChat®, TouchChat® Express, Look™, NuEye®, and NuPoint®, as well as software (CoreScanner™, Engage, Essence®, VocabPC™, MultiChat15, UNIDAD®, Unity®, WordPower™, LAMP Words for Life®, LAMP Words for Life® - Spanish/English, LAMP Words for Life® - VI, TouchChat® app), and our Language Acquisition through Motor Planning™ (LAMP) approach. PRC-Saltillo also has registered five websites, aacapps.com, aaclanguagelab.com, exploreaac.com, realizelanguage.com, touchchatapp.com, and alpforaac.com. Because there are no other like-kind products available, course offerings will only cover information that pertains to the effective and safe use of the above-named products/softwares/websites.
PRC presentations will focus exclusively on Accent, PRiO, NuEye, Look, NuPoint, Unity, UNIDAD, LAMP Words for Life, LAMP Words for Life - Sp/En, LAMP Words for Life - VI, CoreScanner, Essence, WordPower, Explore AAC, Realize Language, or AAC Language Lab and will not include information regarding other similar or related augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices or software.
Saltillo presentations will focus exclusively on ChatFusion, NovaChat, TouchChat, VocabPC, MultiChat15, WordPower, TouchChat app, Explore AAC, or TouchChat website.
WordPower is a trademark of Inman Innovations, Inc; © 2001-2019; All rights reserved. Used with permission.
The Assessment of Learning Process (ALP) for AAC is a trademark of PRC-Saltillo and Lisbeth Nilsson.
Most of our presenters are salaried, employee-owners of PRC-Saltillo. A few of our presenters are contracted presenters.
This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Payment: Registration may be paid by credit card or purchase order. A $30 processing fee will be applied to each purchase order. You must register each individual separately online with their own contact information. If registering more than 10 people, call 866-998-1726 to verify there are enough seats remaining.
Refund: Refund Policy waived until April 30th. If you’re registered for an in-person LAMP workshop and are unable to attend, you may cancel or reschedule without penalty.
We offer a 50% discount for parents who are considering the LAMP approach for their children and for students in professional programs. ASHA CEU's will not be processed for discounted registrations.