Professional Training

Which Training is Right for You?

Getting Started

  • Practitioner Training for implementing iLs in clinics and facilities; live and online. (en Español)
  • School Program Training for implementing iLs in school and educational settings (web-based)

Continuing iLs Education

  • Advanced Practitioner Training  – advanced course; pre-requisite
    is Practitioner Training Training Certification
  • Student Focus Training – web-based course for iLs Associates to learn
    how to use the Student Focus System
  • Applications Training – web-based, on-demand courses focusing on specific program application
  • iLs Portal Training – how to use the iLs Portal
  • Interactive Language Program Training – application of the Interactive Language Program
  • Autism Specialist Training – application of iLs for autism spectrum disorders
  • Home Program Training – application of the Home Program with available rental equipment
Distance Practitioner Training

Course Prerequisite: Clinical/Educational Degree

The DPTC is a distance version of the PTC, and is conducted by an iLs trainer, through a webinar format. The webinar can be taken from any location, ideal for those unable to attend the PTC in person.

Training Dates, Locations & Registration:
Advanced Practitioner Training

Course Prerequisite: Practitioner Training Certification & use of iLs Total Focus System for six months

The Advanced Practitioner Trainings prepare one to use the full breadth of ils equipment, including creating original, individualized programs on the iLs Pro system. Both Pro and Focus Series systems can be customized for client needs. The Pro has higher bone conduction output, higher frequency filtration and customizable right/left ear training.

The Advanced Level I training will cover the Pro Amplifier and its increased bone conduction and R/L lateralization, the Interactive Language Program, iLs program structure and how to combine and customize the Focus Programs. You will learn to create customized programs specifically aimed at addressing your clients’ challenging needs. You will also learn to pace the speed of the program based on your client, adjust programs when regression/reorganization occur and accommodate for scheduling difficulties.

The Advanced Level II training will cover the Pro music library from which you will create your own programs. These individualized programs are used in supervised settings to jumpstart a home program, accelerate a program, during intensives and with more complex cases.

CEU Information

Training Dates, Locations & Registration:

Specialized Training

Autism Specialist Training

Course Prerequisite: Clinical/Educational Degree

The iLs Applications for Autism Specialists is a 2-hour interactive webinar-based training. It is for professionals working with children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. The goal is to provide more specific instruction and guidance to those who are using iLs with this population.

Training Dates, Locations & Registration:
  • Coming soon!
Home Program Training

Course Prerequisite: Practitioner Training Certification

Home programs require organization and compliance.  This 20-minute on-demand webinar for professionals focuses on tools and techniques for overseeing your clients’ home use; it is a pre-requisite for joining the iLs Home Program. For iLs Associates ONLY. Parent information can be found here.

Training Dates, Locations & Registration:

To watch the on-demand webinar, click on the link below and log-in to your Associate account and download the training link.

On-Demand

Course Description and CEU Information

VoicePro Training

Course Prerequisite: Clinical/Educational Degree

The VoicePro with Interactive Language Activities Training is a 90-min online course that provides an in-depth look at the iLs Interactive Language Program (ILP), including how to use the equipment and how to integrate the ILP with iLs Focus Series and iLs Pro programs.

Training Dates, Locations & Registration:

Registration Criteria: a professional degree, or degree candidate, in health care, education or other related area. Requests for exceptions to this criterion are considered on an individual basis.

5 Contact Hours or 5 CAS Hours or .5 AOTA CEUs

Course Description and Outcomes: The iLs VoicePro Training is a 90-min online course that provides an in-depth look at the VoicePro with Interactive Language Activities. Training includes how to use the equipment and how to integrate the VoicePro with iLs Focus and iLs Pro programs. Upon successful completion of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Set up and use VoicePro equipment: amplifier, bone conduction headset with built-in microphone, microphone and auditory processing activities loaded onto the iPod Touch.
  • Integrate the functional language activities of the VoicePro into their practice as well as with other iLs equipment (the iLs Focus and/or Pro System).
  • Customize programs to achieve therapeutic objectives.
School Program Training

Course Prerequisite: Educational/Clinical Degree

The School Program Training is specific for using iLs and the Student Focus in school and educational settings. iLs helps students of all levels become better learners by developing the foundation for learning, i.e. those brain-based systems related to memory, attention, processing and expression.

Training Dates, Locations & Registration:
  • Coming soon!
Student Focus Training

Course Prerequisite: Practitioner Training/Distance Practitioner Training

This one-hour course covers the use of the Student Focus for those who are already using the Total Focus System.  Program structure, system implementation and best practices for using iLs in the school day will all be covered.

Training Dates, Locations & Registration:

Coming Soon – Watch this Space!

iLs Portal Training

This 30-minute webinar trains iLs Associates on the use of the iLs Portal, The Measure of Foundational Abilities (MFA), and iLs Program Tracking on an individual and aggregate data level.

Training Dates, Locations & Registration:

Coming soon – Watch this space!