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LAMP Training Workshop (Online)

  • Tue., Dec. 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Time Zone: Eastern
  • 49 USD
  • Online
  • Instructor: Amy Bereiter
    Instructor: Josie Randles

Developing Language with LAMP

This 2.5 hour course, led by two LAMP Educators, will focus on early language development and how it relates to intervention and treatment of AAC Communicators using LAMP WFL. We will discuss theories of language acquisition, review Brown's stages of morphological and syntactic development, and consider goal selection and progress monitoring and re-evaluation of AAC users. Case studies will be presented for group discussion. Participants should come prepared to discuss questions they have about language development in AAC communicators.

Target Audience: Professionals who have previously attended a one-day LAMP training and are working with individuals using LAMP WFL. This training will focus on language development so may be most relevant for SLPs.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify early stages of language development (e.g., Brown's stages).
  2. Identify and establish developmentally appropriate language goals for AAC Communicator
  3. Identify at least 2 ways to target language goals within motivating activities
  4. Explain progress monitoring and assessment of language skills in existing WFL users to drive treatment planning


10 minutes - Introduction
20 minutes - Review various theories of language acquisition
30 minutes - Review Brown’s stages of morphological and syntactic development
30 minutes - Case Studies/Activities:
30 minutes - Goals
15 minutes - Progress monitoring/re-evaluation of WFL users
15 minutes - Discussion, Questions & Answers


Amy Bereiter, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP

Instructor Amy  Bereiter

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.

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.

Josie Randles, MS, CCC-SLP

Instructor Josie Bereiter

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.



  • 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 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level).