Proloquo2Go Hands On Melbourne CEOPresentation Transcript
Proloquo2Go in the classroomHands OnMelbourne Catholic Education Office
Key tips for today• See then do• We will all learn something• Drip feed• Can you help someone?
Alternative and augmentativecommunication (AAC)Augmentative communication is the use ofmaterials or techniques that supplement existingverbal abilities.Alternative communication is communicationmethods used by a person without any verbalability. (Vanderheiden and Yoder, 1986)
What?Signing, symbols, iPad, computers, communication devices
When to use Proloquo2Go?No age prerequisiteAs speech is developing - AAC wont stop a child talking!To support speech that is hard to understandWhen no speech has developedCan still use in conjunction with low tech methods
AAC on iPads
PROSAAC on iPadsMultifunctionalMotivatingAffordableInformationPortable"Normal"
CONSAAC on iPadsVolumeDurabilityAccessibilityNot dedicatedSupport andtrainingDiscoverability
What it already did....
Access to 14,000 SymbolStix symbolsPlus easy to add photos from your photolibrary, or take photos.
Preprogrammed vocabulary setsResearch basedCore word vs Basic Communication
Powerful editingCustomise pages, folders and buttonsPersonalise!
Allows for multiple users on one device
Meet the new family of voicesFairDinkum!
Add intonationAdd personalityExpressivePowerTM
Adaptive Switch accessAdjustable direct accessSelect on release
Share your words...
Dropbox support forbacking up and restoringBack up and Restore can still be done viaWIFI and iTunes File Sharing
Top tips• Lock app to bottom dock• Use Guided Access• Limited other distractions on the iPad• Take screen captures of pages as paper backups• Personalise vocabulary with your own images & words• Make it fun, engaging & purposeful
Blank vocabularyStart from scratch
In the classroomIdeas for using Proloquo2Go
CommunicationRequests, comments,protests, etc. etc.
Communicationin games & play
SomethingswrongI need help
Take my Quiz
Barrier GamesGiving directions/describingCore word vocab
Books- sharedreadingText innovationsCopy and paste text
Recounts/newsMacrosCopy and paste text
Show & TellExpressive PowerAdd button
Email & Messages
Options - Backup
3 ways to backup• DropBox• Wifi- Connect to Computer• File Sharing on iTunes
Back up website linkswww.assistiveware.com/product/proloquo2go/downloadswww.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/apps-and-mobile-learning/proloquo2go-backing-up-and-restoring/