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Thursday, December 5, 2013

December PRC online trainings!

ASHA CE credits available!

Ten Tips to Help Grow Language
Date:  December 10, 2013
Time:  11:30am PST - 1:00pm PST
Cost:  $49.00

Participants will learn to:
• explain the difference between modeling and prompting.
• choose target words wisely.
• recast and expand on what someone says.
• identify person-centered practices.
• comment and ask questions to promote communication.

AAC Evaluations: Painting a Successful SubmissionDate:  December 12, 2013
Time:  10:00am PST - 11:00am PST
Cost:  $35.00

The course will provide training in effective report writing strategies for securing speech generating devices (SGDs) from various funding sources such as Medicare and Medicaid.  Please note this course covers national guidelines. State specific differences do exist, but will only be briefly covered here. 

Vocabulary Builder (TM) in the Classroom: Applications for Speaking, Reading and Writing
Date:  December 17, 2013
Time:  12:00pm PST - 11:00pm PST
Cost:  $35.00

Participants will be able to:•  State three reasons that vocabulary builder is useful in classroom activities•  Explain how to use pre-made sequence sets to do a classroom activity•  Explain how to use masking on the fly to target sight words•  State two examples of writing activities that can be completed using vocabulary

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