LAMP Words for Life App: a visual guide to getting started

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51 page PDF & unlisted YouTube video (11:36)
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This visual guide walks you through the initial set up and customization process for the LAMP Words for Life AAC app on the iPad.

*** There is one topic per page with visuals ***

It is perfect for those who are brand new to the app and want screenshots for every step in the initial set up, tips on choosing a vocabulary file and customization options to help buttons stand out.


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It is a 51 page PDF that covers the following areas:

  • Setting the course
  • Presume Potential
  • Multimodal Communication
  • Involving the child to foster ownership
  • Begin with the end in mind
  • Core & Fringe Vocabulary
  • Importance of having access to a keyboard area
  • Screenshots and info about the 1-Hit, Transition and Full Vocabulary options
  • The screen that will be seen during set up
  • How to copy a vocab file
  • Providing the “opportunity” to try a robust vocab file
  • Adjusting the settings to help the buttons stand out on the screen
  • How to change the Symbol Skin Tone
  • How to backup customized programming
  • Choosing a voice
  • Areas on the Home Screen
  • How to find the “How To” manual within the app and on the LAMP Words for Life website
  • Using Vocabulary Builder
  • Using Word Finder
  • LAMP Words for Life Users Group on Facebook
  • Resources and free webinars on the LAMP Words for Life website
  • Webinars specifically for parents/caregivers
  • Resources on the PRC website
  • The Center for AAC & Autism’s YouTube playlist specifically about programming on the iPad (which is different than programming it on an Accent device)
  • The PRC YouTube channel
  • The last page has the link to an unlisted YouTube video (11:36) that’s provided to supplement this resource

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Accent® and LAMP Words for Life® are trademarks of PRC-Saltillo. © 2022 PRC-Saltillo. All rights reserved. Used with permission.


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