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LAMP Training Workshop (Online)

  • Thu., Jan. 27, 2022
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Time Zone: Eastern
  • 39 USD
  • Online
  • Instructor: Stefanie Olson

AAC and Vision Impairments: LAMP Words for Life-VI

Individuals who have visual impairments (CVI, low vision, blind), and are non-speaking may benefit from the LAMP therapy approach. This 2 hour webinar will provide an overview of LAMP Words for Life -VI, and demonstrate how it can be used to provide a robust and flexible language system for individuals who have vision impairments. Strategies, modifications and case study videos will be shared. Participants will walk away with ideas they can implement right away!

Prior attendance of a 1-Day LAMP and the Moving Forward class is helpful, but not mandatory.

Participants will be able to:

  1. identify the 5 Key Elements of LAMP and how they apply to individuals with visual impairments.
  2. describe adaptations and device modifications that may improve the success of their clients who have visual impairments and who are learning how to communicate using AAC.
  3. apply specific strategies to teach individuals with visual impairments how to communicate using AAC.


15 minutes - Introduction & Discussion about prerequisties for Learning to use an AAC device

40 minutes - Review the 5 Key Elements of LAMP and Typical Language Development vs. Language Development using AAC for output

40 minutes - Key Elements of LAMP: Implications for VI and AAC use; LAMP VI Overview; Strategies and Adaptations

15 minutes - Case Study/Videos

10 minutes - Questions and Answers

Stefanie Olson, MS, CCC-SLP

Instructor Stefanie Olson

Stefanie Olson, a speech-language pathologist (SLP), works as the Assistive Technology Specialist at the Little Light House, a Christian, developmental preschool for children with disabilities and LAMP Center of Excellence located in Tulsa, OK.
Stefanie received her bachelors' and master’s degrees at the University of Tulsa, and has worked primarily with individuals with significant and/or multiple disabilities for the past 19 years.
She previously worked at the Oklahoma Assistive Technology Center, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, as the program director of a statewide contract with the Oklahoma State Department of Education providing assistive technology evaluations, consultations and professional trainings. Stefanie has also worked as a special education teacher, clinical, school and early intervention based speech-language pathologist, contract SLP providing AAC intervention services in an adult residential facility for individuals with developmental disabilities, and as an adjunct professor at Oklahoma State University teaching their graduate level AAC class.   
Stefanie has experience presenting at the local, state and national level on a variety of topics related to AT and AAC. She is passionate about helping parents, teachers, and other service providers acquire the knowledge they need to best serve the children in their care. She maintains membership in the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and with the Oklahoma Medical Licensure Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. 

Financial: Stefanie Olson is contracted by The Center for AAC and Autism of PRC-Saltillo.
Non-Financial: Stefanie receives free equipment from the Center for AAC and Autism to use for her presentations.



  • Instructional Level


Submission Deadlines

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-Saltillo. 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-Saltillo will not submit your request for ASHA CEUs.

PRC-Saltillo has 45 days after the seminar to turn in your ASHA Participant form. Once ASHA receives your participant form, please allow 4 weeks for the course to appear on your ASHA transcript. 

ASHA Information

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 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level).