The Exceptional Child: Empowered!

FAQs

Conference Essentials

  1. LIVE CONFERENCE DATES: Thursday, Octover 14-Friday, October 23, 2020
  2. KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Wednesday October 13 (time TBA)
  3. RECORDED SESSIONS: All sessions will be recorded. If unavailable during live conference dates/times, conference participants will have access to recorded sessions through November 14. After November 14, the conference will be closed, and participants will not have access to sessions
  4. Q&A SESSION: There will be a Q&A Forum through November 14 on the participants-only Conference site
  5. CEUs: Information on CEUs is outlined below
  6. CERTIFICATES OF COMPLETION: downloadable certificates will be available on the participants-only Conference site

Webinar Info

How do I watch the sessions?

  1. Conference participants purchase a seat for conference
  2. Prior to conference opening date, TalkTools will send an email with details for logging onto Conference Site

Can you tell me the webinar basics? What are the system requirements?

It is highly recommended that conference participants familiarize themselves with the webinar platform PRIOR to the start of the conference

    1. Webinar Platform = Zoom
    2. Click through for info on system requirements
    3. Here are some details on how to join the webinar
    4. Looking for a how-to video? Joining a Zoom Presentation

Some other tips:

    1. Recommended browsers: Chrome or Firefox (recommended for iOS/Mac)
    2. Live-streaming webinars (some with videos) take A LOT of bandwidth -- check your connection: https://www.speedtest.net/. Recommended speeds:
      1. upload speed: 8 Mbps/1MB
      2. Ping: 50 ms or lower

How will the webinar be set up during the broadcast?

  1. You may turn your webcam on during the broadcast -- you also have the option of hiding it, but it's fun to see everyone watching together!
  2. You will be muted during presentation to avoid any interruptions or distractions
  3. You should be able to SEE and HEAR speaker and see the Speaker's screen
  4. The Chat Feature will be used for questions during the presentation -- facilitator will monitor questions
  5. During the Q&A, speaker will answer questions submitted through the Chat
  6. Links to any associated handouts will be available in the Chat

Will I be able to ask the speaker questions?

  1. The Chat Feature will be used for questions during the presentation -- facilitator will monitor questions
  2. During the Q&A, speaker will answer questions submitted through the Chat
  3. There will be a Q&A Forum available for questions on any of the webinars -- speakers will be monitoring the Q&A forum during the conference and answering questions posted on the Forum Board

Do I have access to webinar recordings after the conference?

  1. All webinars will be recorded
  2. After Conference, all recorded webinars will be available for viewing through November 24
  3. Link to the Webinar Library will be available after the end of the conference

CEUs

CEU Basics

  1. Each webinar is 1 hour = .1 CEU
  2. TalkTools is an approved CEU provider with: ASHA, AOTA, AADH and AGD/AAGO
  3. ASHA and AOTA
    1. CEUs will be filed as a total conference package for 2.4 CEUs.
    2. ASHA members: See "I need to receive ASHA CEUs for this conference -- what is the TalkTools Process?" section below
    3. CEUs are not given per individual webinar
    4. AADH and AGD: CEUs are approved for individual courses and are filed individually by conference participants (see AGENDA for specific course CEU listings)
  4. Downloadable certificates of completion and evaluation surveys will be available after conference

ASHA

This program is offered for 2.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)(see TalkTools ASHA CEU Policy and Process for more information)

I need to receive ASHA CEUs for this conference -- what is the TalkTools Process?

Conference Participant Responsibilities

CEU SEEKERS: PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THE FOLLOWING

DURING CONFERENCE -- participants are required to:

  1. Register for sessions included in the conference package
  2. Complete sessions by June 21 (see BASICS above for more information)

AFTER CONFERENCE -- participants are required to follow the TalkTools CEU Submission Process:

  1. TalkTools sends email with online CEU survey to conference participants who have registered and completed conference sessions
  2. NOTE: Survey will be sent to the email that conference participant used to register for conference
  3. Conference participants complete online CEU survey DEADLINE: June 20, 2020.
  4. NOTE: Contact TalkTools if you have NOT received the post-conference email by June 18
  5. Upon survey submission, conference participants will receive confirmation email from continuingeducation@talktools.com that survey has been submitted to TalkTools
  6. NOTE: Contact TalkTools if you did NOT receive confirmation email
  7. It is the conference participant's responsibility to review the accuracy of the information submitted in the CEU survey (included in the confirmation email)

TalkTools Responsibilities

  1. Per ASHA CEU Provider requirements, TalkTools will file CEUs within 45 days of the last day of this conference
  2. CEUs will be filed as a total conference package for 2.4 CEUs -- CEUs will not be filed for individual webinars
  3. TalkTools will only file CEUs on behalf of conference participants who have completed all actions listed above in Section 2 -- CONFERENCE PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITIES
  4. TalkTools will provide a Certificate of Completion to all conference participants who successfully complete all actions listed above in Section 2 -- CONFERENCE PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITIES

AOTA

TalkTools®️ is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 4782. This self-study course qualifies for 24 self-study contact hours or 2.4 CEUs in the Category of Occupational Therapy Process. Course Level: Intermediate.The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

AGD

  • AGD Subject Codes: Orthodontics 60%, Pediatric Dentistry 10%, Special Patient Care 30%
  • This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) through the joint program provider approval of the American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics (AAGO) and TalkTools. The AAGO is approved for awarding FAGD/MAGD credit.
  • The current term of TalkTools approval extends from 4/7/20 to 12/31/20.
  • AAGO Provider ID #218350
  • 0.1 FAGD/MAGD

AADH

TalkTools is designated as an approved Corporate Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. 13 courses in this conference are approved by AADH for .1 CEUs (see individual course listings on AGENDA page for CEU listings). Course participants file their own CEUs directly with AADH

IAOM

This conference has been approved for all IAOM members. IAOM CE Credit approved for COM®️ up to 2.4 CE units

Questions? Contact the TalkTools Team!

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