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
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