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Host a Workshop

Thank you for your interest in hosting a training. We look forward to working with you to provide an informative, fun and safe atmosphere for learning! The Center for AAC and Autism strives to provide the highest level of service while also following all local and state guidelines for COVID-19 safety as well as recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization regarding gatherings.

Requests to host a LAMP training can be made by filling out the LAMP Request Form. Please make a request five months prior to the desired date of the workshop. Selection of host sites is at the discretion of the Center of AAC & Autism based on a number of factors (location, room capacity, number of applicants, and presenter availability, etc.). Once selected, the hosting center will be contacted to work out details.

The Center for AAC & Autism will be doing in-person trainings only when we can comply with CDC and local guidelines, and we feel we can ensure the health and safety of our hosts, attendees, and trainers. Until further notice, attendance will be limited to 30 people, seats will be 6 feet apart and face masks are suggested. We will be monitoring the local Covid incidence rate and will only proceed if it falls within the low-moderate range ( as the training date nears. Trainings may be moved online as necessary. Flexibility will be key as local and state guidelines change.

The Center for AAC & Autism is able to offer public trainings by working with host sites that can offer space for the presentations. In return, the host site receives ten free registrations for their staff and the opportunity for three of their clients to receive a one-month AAC device loan to try the LAMP™ approach

Host Site Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing meeting space and parking availability for 30 people (socially distanced). 
  • Providing audio/visual equipment i.e. screen, projector, sound, etc.
  • Introduce the LAMP trainer the day of the workshop
  • Provide access to refreshments
  • Assisting CAA staff with set-up and registration
  • Local promotion of workshop (brochures provided); announcement of workshop and link to CAA website on host facility's website (if available)
  • Identifying up to three candidates to receive a month-long trial with a voice output device (LAMP Extended Course only)

The Center for AAC & Autism will:

  • Provide respected speakers and cover all related expenses
  • Provide a quality course
  • Advertise the workshop and your facility through targeted e-mails, brochures, and postings on our website
  • Handle registrations
  • Supply handouts and manuals
  • Provide Certificates of Completion to all participants
  • Provide ASHA approved CEUs
  • Ten free registrations for host site employees for the LAMP and LAMP Extended courses and five free registrations for the Moving Forward course
  • Free registration for the parents' of the clients that will be using the trial device

PRC-Saltillo will provide:

  • A one-month trial period with up to three dedicated devices (either Accent 1000, Accent 800 or Via Pro based on availability)
  • Additional training through the clients' local consultant and e-trainings