AAC: Introduction to CoughDrop
Date: April 21, 2020
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|Brenda Del Monte, MA, SLP-CCC||internet||50||1|
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Coughdrop is one of the few AAC applications available on the iPad, Android, and the window's platform. Coughdrop is also available in over 20 different languages and can now be used with PCS symbols. It comes with Quick Core 24, 60, and 112 buttons layout with many more options on the open board. Let's take a look at this application that could be your best or only option for a bilingual device for your student.
Participants will learn the basic set up of the language system and how to get started with this application.
Participants will learn how to use this app with multiple languages and how to use the translation feature to match new boards.
Participants will observe how to do some basic editing within the cough drop application on the iPad.
Brenda Del Monte, MA, SLP-CCC, has been working as a therapist for over 18 years. Brenda received her undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Washington and her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology at Western Washington University. She has worked with children and adults with multiple disabilities since 2003. Brenda owns Technically Speaking, PLLC, a company that serves those who use AAC. As an expert in AAC, Brenda contracts with Advanced Therapy Solutions to evaluate, train and treat those with multiple disabilities and complex medical conditions.
Brenda serves as a practice scholar research mentor at Northern Arizona University’s OTD program. Brenda has taught courses for Central Washington University, Arizona State University Speech-Language Pathology SLP Master's Program and Northern Arizona University Occupational Doctoral students.