Proloquo2Go: One of my favourite things

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Proloquo2Go: One of my favourite things

  1. 1. Proloquo2Go: One of my favourite things
  2. 2. Alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) Augmentative communication is the use of materials or techniques that supplement existing verbal abilities Alternative communication is communication methods used by a person without any verbal ability        (Vanderheiden and Yoder, 1986)
  3. 3. What? Signing, symbols, iPad, computers, communication devices
  4. 4. Where? Everywhere. Anywhere.
  5. 5. Who? Everyone. Anyone. A communication disability does not just belong to the individual but belongs to the entire environment of which the individual is the focal point. Sandwell, Communication Aids Centre, UK
  6. 6. What works? Helping others to communicate
  7. 7. What works? Helping others to communicate
  8. 8. What works? Helping others to communicate
  9. 9. What works? Helping others to communicate
  10. 10. What works? Helping others to communicate
  11. 11. What works? Helping others to communicate
  12. 12. APPraised AAC Apps
  13. 13. spectronics.com.au/blog/tools-and-resources/sett
  14. 14. There's an app for that? Source: www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAd3FrFGbco
  15. 15. How do we choose?
  16. 16. How do we choose? www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/tools-and-resources/handy-aacassessment-tools-for-you/ www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/apps-and-mobile-learning/appfeature-matching-an-essential-step/
  17. 17. Feature matching Symbol resources Symbol Voice Voice Set Set Output Output Language Language Features Features Rate Rate Enhancem Enhancem ent ent Display Display bit.ly/aacfeaturematching Access Access Barriers Barriers
  18. 18. Before you do anything.... Team collaboration and assessment Trial Invest time and money
  19. 19. Guided Access
  20. 20. Proloquo2Go 3.0 +
  21. 21. What it already did....
  22. 22. Access to 14,000 SymbolStix symbols. Add photos from your photo library, or take photos.
  23. 23. Preprogrammed vocabulary sets Research based Core word vs Basic Communication
  24. 24. Grammar support
  25. 25. Powerful editing Customise pages, folders and buttons Personalise!
  26. 26. Allows for multiple users on one device
  27. 27. What's new...
  28. 28. Fair Dinkum! Meet the new family of voices
  29. 29. Add intonation Add personality ExpressivePowerTM
  30. 30. Adaptive Switch access Adjustable direct access Select on release
  31. 31. Share your words...
  32. 32. Dropbox support for backing up and restoring Back up and Restore can still be done via WIFI and iTunes File Sharing
  33. 33. Ideas for using Proloquo2Go In the classroom
  34. 34. Add button Communication Requests, comments, protests, etc. etc.
  35. 35. Aided Language Stimulation • Modelling symbol use • Point as you talk! • Goossens', Crain, & Elder (1992)
  36. 36. Sequenced messages
  37. 37. Communication breakdown
  38. 38. Small talk
  39. 39. Communication in games & play
  40. 40. Core word vocab Barrier Games Giving directions/ describing
  41. 41. List view Schedules Timetables
  42. 42. Class rules
  43. 43. Talking rules
  44. 44. Rewards
  45. 45. List view ExpressivePower Social Stories
  46. 46. Copy and paste text Books- shared reading Text innovations
  47. 47. Workflow
  48. 48. Add button Storytelling Recount News
  49. 49. Email & Messages
  50. 50. Take my Quiz
  51. 51. What ways are you, will you use Proloquo2Go?
  52. 52. Backing up & Restoring
  53. 53. Options - Backup
  54. 54. 3 ways to backup • DropBox • Wifi- Connect to Computer • File Sharing on iTunes
  55. 55. Back up website links • http://www.assistiveware.com/product/proloqu o2go/downloads • http://www.spectronicsinoz.com/blog/appsand-mobile-learning/proloquo2go-backing-upand-restoring/
  56. 56. Further information
  57. 57. facebook.com/Spectronics twitter.com/Spectronics Spectronics.com.au/Blog
  58. 58. Spectronics P2Go Facebook page
  59. 59. Proloquo2Go Professionals
  60. 60. Proloquo2Go Parents
  61. 61. Thank

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