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Chat Software 2.49 For NovaChat


  Posted on Jul 10, 2024 - 11:17am

Experience new features and WordPower® vocabulary when you upgrade your Chat Software to version 2.49! Your overall communication experience improves with regular updates too. Here’s how to ...


    Software Updates


AAC App Update 2.49


  Posted on Jul 10, 2024 - 10:13am

Check out the latest news for TouchChat®, LAMP Words for Life®, and Dialogue® AAC with update version 2.49. To access new app features, make sure your device is operating with iOS version ...


    Software Updates


PRC-Saltillo Peace Of Mind Warranty


  Posted on Jul 2, 2024 - 9:31am

Our communication devices got a warranty upgrade last year bringing you the industry-best High Five Warranty for five years of coverage. Life happens sometimes and we want you rocking with AAC! The Hi...


    Products   -  aac warranty


As a school-based professional you have much to consider when it comes to selecting assistive technology for your students. While meeting the complex communication needs in your school district is uni...


    Versa   -  ipad eye tracking. assistive technology


An Important Message Regarding App Support For IOS 14


  Posted on May 28, 2024 - 10:29am

TouchChat®, LAMP Words for Life®, and Dialogue® AAC by PRC-Saltillo will discontinue support for iOS 14 starting with the 2.49 release coming in July 2024.  AAC iOS App Support ...


    Apps


Students can accomplish what matters most to them with VersaEye™. Communication, participation, extra-curriculars—anything their iPad® can do, they can do! Here are examples of how you...


    Versa   -  VersaEye Classroom


VersaEye Conversation


  Posted on May 28, 2024 - 10:02am

Today, we’re talking eye tracking and VersaEye™ with Shawn Malcomson, M.S., ED., ATP. Shawn’s focus is making life and communication more accessible through assistive technology. He ...


    Versa   -  eye tracking for ipad


Master Class With Gail M. Van Tatenhove


  Posted on May 19, 2024 - 9:36pm

Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is a powerful way to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience independence and inclusion. And yet, many adult...


    Training   -  intellectual and developmental disabilities


Toastmasters AAC Club At PRC-Saltillo


  Posted on May 19, 2024 - 9:28pm

Public speaking may come to mind when you first learn about Toastmasters, but the heart of this international nonprofit organization is leadership. Toastmasters is an education program that focuses on...


    Educational Resources   -  toastmasters aac,


Chat Software 2.48 For NovaChat


  Posted on May 9, 2024 - 3:17pm

It’s time to upgrade your Chat Software to version 2.48 and access new WordPower® vocabulary! Your overall communication experience improves with regular updates. Here’s how to make th...


    Software Updates


Getting Started With Your AAC App


  Posted on May 8, 2024 - 5:10pm

If you've just purchased one of PRC-Saltillo’s AAC apps, here are some classes to help you get started! Register for the following courses (and many more!) through AAC Learning Journey. Set up...


    Apps


App Release 2.48


  Posted on May 7, 2024 - 4:08pm

It’s time to update your iOS AAC apps to version 2.48 so you can experience all that’s new with TouchChat®, LAMP Words for Life®, and Dialogue® AAC! To improve the quality of y...


    Software Updates


Summer Learning For Professionals 2024


  Posted on Apr 29, 2024 - 11:04am

Summer is just around the corner! Congratulations to all the rock-star professionals for an incredible academic year of helping others find their voice through AAC. Here are seven ways to rock on with...




National Speech-Language-Hearing Month 2024


  Posted on Apr 29, 2024 - 10:54am

Anthony Arnold’s presentation is rescheduled for Tuesday, June 4, 7:00-8:00 pm ET. Enroll today and be part of this amazing event!  If you previously registered for the May 14 event, pleas...


    Educational Resources   -  national speech language hearing month


Join Us For CAMA 2024 Virtual Conference


  Posted on Apr 23, 2024 - 11:41am

The CAMA 2024 Virtual Conference is the online place to be! Join the fun on Saturday, May 11 for this interactive experience to learn and explore augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). PRC...


    Conferences   -  cama 2024


IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ACCENT USERS


  Posted on Apr 18, 2024 - 12:39pm

Updated 5/2/24 to remove additional weekend hours.  4/25/2024 update: (weekend hours added for 4/27 & 4/28) 4/22/2024 update: (correction to AC 800 Serial numbers and instructions within th...


    Products   -  accent, accent device, accent 800, accent 1000, accent 1400, empower


Autism Acceptance Month 2024


  Posted on Apr 8, 2024 - 10:50am

April is Autism Acceptance Month and is a celebration and movement to promote inclusion and connection for people with autism. Autism is experienced differently by each person and supporting their goa...


    Educational Resources   -  april is autism awareness


9 Tips To Keep Your AAC Device In Rock-Star Condition


  Posted on Mar 26, 2024 - 11:00am

Keep your AAC solution in rock-star condition for the best in communication! Follow these tips to use your voice at your highest level. Frequently clean your AAC device Let’s be real. Devices ...


    Products


One of the newest AAC Learning Journey eLearning courses, The Descriptive Teaching Method, features a knowledgeable and highly respected instructor. Gail M. Van Tatenhove, P.A., M.S., CCC/SLP has been...


    Training


2024 App Sale FAQs


  Posted on Mar 20, 2024 - 9:37am

Are you amped up for our two-week app sale – April 24 to May 7, 2024?! It’s an awesome time to save 50% on PRC-Saltillo’s TouchChat®, LAMP Words for Life®, and Dialogue® ...


    Apps


Get amped up for 50% off PRC-Saltillo’s TouchChat®, LAMP Words for Life®, and Dialogue® AAC! Save the date – Wednesday, April 24 through Tuesday, May 7, 2024 – for this t...


    Apps   -  aac apps, aac app sale


It’s time to upgrade your Chat Software to version 2.47 and access new features and vocabulary! Your overall communication experience improves with regular updates. Here’s how to make them...


    Software Updates


App Release 2.47


  Posted on Mar 6, 2024 - 8:41am

Hey, TouchChat Community! We’ve got a software update for you. Please update to version 2.47.1 to enjoy the full functionality of our recent software release. Don’t miss out on the best of...


    Software Updates


Are You An AAC Communication Rock Star?


  Posted on Mar 4, 2024 - 9:56pm

There isn’t one set way for an AAC communication partner to be a rock star. Each learner is unique and so is each AAC team member. Here are six ways to show off your rock-star attitude with AAC ...


    Educational Resources   -  aac communication


Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and assistive technology are life changing for individuals who are non-speaking. A professional is often a major factor in matching them with their bes...




Empower® software update 1.21 brings even more digital engagement for new generation Accent® 1400 devices. Join-In the fun of Facebook™ and Messenger Join-In web apps, created by a par...


    Software Updates


Is VersaEye Right For Me?


  Posted on Feb 19, 2024 - 11:43am

You’ve heard about VersaEye™. You love all things Apple®. You’re impressed that it’s built with the MFi-certified Hiru™ eye tracker and you know your iPad® is com...


    Versa


Curious about the new VersaEye™? Let’s explore how this assistive technology works seamlessly with your iPad®’s operating system. MFi-Certified Hiru Eye Tracker The VersaEye is...


    Versa


In early July, 2024, voice options in the LAMP Words for Life® app will change and Ivona voices will no longer be accessible. We wanted to inform you of this change in advance so you have time to ...


    Products


Introducing Jane's Place


  Posted on Feb 2, 2024 - 8:18am

Full of passion, enthusiasm, and creativity, Jane Odom loved her role as developer and curator of the AAC Language Lab®. She was a rock star for AAC and enjoyed making engaging materials for those...




LAMP Words for Life® is a well-loved app with its consistent motor plans and multi-meaning symbols. 2023 brought head tracking and Canadian French to the app. And now it’s time to expand aga...


    Apps


AAC Coaching Corner is expanding again! Become a better communication partner for your loved one with AAC Custom Coaching. Your personalized session is packed with fun engagement through a combination...


    Training


Join Us For ATIA 2024!


  Posted on Jan 16, 2024 - 11:13am

ATIA 2024 is just around the corner! We hope to see you in sunny Orlando January 25-27 for the annual Assistive Technology Industry Association conference known as the leading community-building and l...


    Conferences


Introducing VersaEye™ With Hiru™ By IRISBOND™!


  Posted on Jan 12, 2024 - 11:01am

Digital accessibility with eye tracking for iPadOS is here! Introducing VersaEye™ with Hiru™ by IRISBOND™! Home, work, school, and play, it’s time to access your world!  ...


    Versa   -  eyetracking aac, versa, versaeye


Check out the newest features for TouchChat®, LAMP Words for Life®, and Dialogue® AAC when you update your iOS apps to version 2.46. And remember, your overall app experience improves with...


    Software Updates


New Voices In Chat Software Version 2.46


  Posted on Jan 2, 2024 - 4:23pm

Update your Chat Software to version 2.46 and access new features and vocabulary! Let’s go! To update your NovaChat® device, start by connecting to WiFi. Then go to Menu > Help > Check...


    Software Updates


If you’re contemplating your first or next communication device, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s unpack all that these two new-generation Accent® models – Accent 800 ...


    Products


Via Mini By The Numbers


  Posted on Nov 13, 2023 - 9:25am

Our iOS speech-generating device family grew by one this past year. Get to know the Via® Mini by the numbers for insight into this durable, portable, and dare-we-say adorable device.   One...


    Products


Giving A Voice To Our Veterans


  Posted on Nov 10, 2023 - 11:00am

For the past year, we’ve had the distinct honor of holding a General Services Administration (GSA) contract. This partnership helps give a voice to those who have sacrificed so much for our free...


    Company News   -  adult access, veteran aac


Adult Access Methods


  Posted on Nov 8, 2023 - 3:01pm

While the journey of augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC, begins for some in childhood, it’s an incredible option for adults as well. Individuals with language difficulties acquir...




Join Us For ASHA 2023


  Posted on Nov 6, 2023 - 2:36pm

ASHA 2023 is just a few weeks away! We hope to see you in Boston November 16-18 for this premier convention for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists...


    Conferences


Update your Chat Software to version 2.45 and access new features and vocabulary! Let’s go! To update your NovaChat® device, start by connecting to WiFi. Then go to Menu > Help > Check...


    Software Updates


faites défiler vers le bas pour le français canadien When you can’t speak, life can feel overwhelming – but it doesn’t have to be that way! Experience the life-changin...


    International


It’s time to update your iOS AAC apps to version 2.45 so you can experience all that’s new with TouchChat®, LAMP Words for Life®, and Dialogue® AAC!   New features f...


    Software Updates


New NovaChat 8 Fun Facts


  Posted on Oct 9, 2023 - 2:31pm

Whether you’re considering a speech-generating device (SGD) for the first time, or looking for your next model, these fun facts about the newest generation NovaChat® 8 will spark your curios...


    Products   -  novachat 8, novachat sgd


5 Tips For AAC Funding


  Posted on Oct 9, 2023 - 2:01pm

Do you know the ins and outs of funding for your speech-generating device (SGD)? At PRC-Saltillo, we understand the process and will work with you to ensure success. Follow these 5 tips to get started...


    AAC Funding   -  aac funding


AAC Awareness Month 2023


  Posted on Oct 4, 2023 - 11:26am

It’s time to celebrate AAC Awareness Month! Keep the AAC momentum going so more people can have a voice. Here are 10 ways to make the most of this most amazing month! Celebrate your AAC team E...


    Company News


ATIA Demo Days: Computer Controls Session


  Posted on Sep 21, 2023 - 9:21am

Have you heard about the new InputStick computer controls accessory for NovaChat® devices? You’re in tough competition to be as excited about the value this new feature will bring to AAC com...


    Products   -  aac learner, aac student, novachat accessory


Closing The Gap 2023


  Posted on Sep 18, 2023 - 8:57pm

Closing The Gap 2023 returns next month! We hope to see you in Minneapolis October 11-13! PRC-Saltillo is proud to sponsor this three-day conference that helps transform learning with assistive techno...


    Conferences


The Biggest AAC App Sale Of The Year Is Back!


  Posted on Sep 11, 2023 - 10:24pm

Enjoy 50% off PRC-Saltillo’s TouchChat®, LAMP Words for Life®, and Dialogue® AAC apps during the Biggest AAC App Sale of the Year! Mark your calendar for October 11-17, 2023. Do not ...


    Apps   -  aac app, autism apps for communication