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PrAACtical AAC

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Blogging at www.PrAACticalAAC.org

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Chapel Hill Snippets: Small Collection of Halloween Materials (lots of free printables)

Chapel Hill Snippets: Small Collection of Halloween Materials (lots of free printables) | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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The Path to Communication

The Path to Communication | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Complex Child is an online magazine written by parents of children with complex medical issues and disabilities on a wide variety of topics.
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a prayer answered: autism and core words…our next step

a prayer answered: autism and core words…our next step | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Make It PrAACtical: DIY Customizable Stylus

Make It PrAACtical: DIY Customizable Stylus | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Lost your stylus? Have a kid who’s really tough on them? Need to customize one for a client with motor concerns? Theresa Willkomm and the team at the New Hamphire AT project has a great video that gives us a few different options. http://youtu.be/sRJC1gqfkaE?list=UUOhlN8JnAwdYrhWEdWpmE3g    
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PrAACtically Pinterest

PrAACtically Pinterest | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
While I'm away at the Pittsburgh AAC Language Seminar Series, I've linked to some AAC resources for you to explore. W
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Introduction to Assistive Technology - Part 8 - YouTube

Introduction to Assistive Technology - Part 8
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Fast Fact Friday: School-based SLPs and Students with AAC Needs

Fast Fact Friday: School-based SLPs and Students with AAC Needs | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
If you’re up for a little light reading this weekend, you might want to check out ASHA’s 2014 SLP Schools Survey Caseload Report. Among the findings: 55% of school-based SLPs regularly serve students with AAC needs 90% of them serve kids with ASD. The largest median caseload (60) was in Florida, and the smallest (35) was…
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Teach Me Tuesday: Scene and Heard

Teach Me Tuesday: Scene and Heard | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Today, we're learning about Scene and Heard by TBox Apps. User Guide Introductory Video by TBox Download Other Scenes Adding Videos to Scenes Creating an Index of Scenes Recorded Webinars on Predictable Where To Go for Help:  info@tboxapps.com
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Video of the Week: Using an Alphabet FlipBook for Writing

Video of the Week: Using an Alphabet FlipBook for Writing | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Like many of you, we strive to give access to the alphabet to our prAACtical friends who are still developing their writing skills. It can get a little tricky when the person has significant motor impairments, though. If you’ve ever thought about introducing an alphabet flipbook with partner-assisted scanning, this is a video you might…
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Customizing AAC Systems: Top 10 Tips for Augmentative Communication free

Customizing AAC Systems: Top 10 Tips for Augmentative Communication free | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Most aac devices and apps come with at least a basic set of preprogramed pages for your aac user. But all systems need to be customized for the individual
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Autism Classroom News: 10 Reasons Why I Like the Picture Exchange Communication System

Autism Classroom News: 10 Reasons Why I Like the Picture Exchange Communication System | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Today I want to focus on one of my favorite methods of introducing communication for students who are either nonverbal or functionally nonverbal (they talk but don't use language to get their needs met): The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).
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Chapel Hill Snippets: Apples Everywhere---printable book, free as usual

Chapel Hill Snippets: Apples Everywhere---printable book, free as usual | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Video of the Week: Using Eyegaze

Video of the Week: Using Eyegaze | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
If you’re just getting started with people who have motor impairments, you are probably thinking a lot about access. While you are getting that figured out, eye gaze can be an easy and powerful way to get the communication going. Another great video by Crystal and Kelly from the Thames Valley Children’s Centre!    
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Strategy of the Month: How Clear Priorities and A Little Sacrifice Build Engagement

Strategy of the Month: How Clear Priorities and A Little Sacrifice Build Engagement | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
We can’t complete our thoughts on engaging AAC learners without a bit of conversation around the topic of priorities. Here’s the main idea: Go into each activity having a clear priority for what you want to achieve. Everything else become negotiable. As SLPs, sometimes we want it all. We want therapy activities where the AAC…
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Communication during meltdowns - Technology in (SPL) Education

Communication during meltdowns - Technology in (SPL) Education | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Vocabulary is more than Words

Vocabulary is more than Words | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
As a follow-up to my May 2014 Road Trip through Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver, here are a number of resources that you can download based on the content. 1. Vocabulary is more than Words: Comple...
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PrAACtical Resources: Making Communication Work

PrAACtical Resources: Making Communication Work | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
This resource from AAC Scotland has lots of great tips and strategies for helping to make communication exchanges with people who use AAC more successful. We love that many of them are straight from people who communicate with AAC. It is very interactive so make sure to click and explore.    
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PrAACtical Thoughts on Supporting Reluctant Communicators

PrAACtical Thoughts on Supporting Reluctant Communicators | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
As any experienced AAC professional will tell you, people who are learning to use AAC systems don’t produce as much verbal output as their speaking peers. And, every once in awhile, we run into an AAC learner who communicates VERY infrequently even though they are capable of doing more. They’re often described as shy (perhaps)…
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Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more...: 50 Ways to Use Voice Output Devices

Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more...: 50 Ways to Use Voice Output Devices | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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AACtual Therapy: Building Language and Emergent Literacy Skills with ‘Do You Wear Diapers?’

AACtual Therapy: Building Language and Emergent Literacy Skills with ‘Do You Wear Diapers?’ | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
What's more fun than using story books to teaching language to young children with AAC needs? Today, we hear from Kimberly Scanlon, an SLP practicing in New Jersey. Kimberley is is a devoted mom, wife and dog lover and blogs at Scanlon Speech and My Toddler Talks. She is the author of My Toddler Talks: Strategies and Activities to…
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Cariboo Communication Board Freebie

Cariboo Communication Board Freebie | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
  I wrote a few days ago about how I organize my Cariboo cards for each season. Today I am finally posting the Visual Directions and Communication Boards that I use with my students.   I ...
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Let's Play Board Games!  Adapting Games for Children with Severe Speech and Physical Impairments

Let's Play Board Games!  Adapting Games for Children with Severe Speech and Physical Impairments | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
...you can just add numbers (or colors, or letters) to the playing pieces so your child can use his/her device to make a selection.  For this game, Alli uses her communication device to pick 2...
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Ten Truths about Alternative Communication (AAC, UK, Puheoikeus.fi) | Puheoikeus

Ten Truths about Alternative Communication (AAC, UK, Puheoikeus.fi) | Puheoikeus | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week 37, September 2014

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week 37, September 2014 | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Sunday: Video of the Week - AAC in the Group Home Monday: Strategy of the Month: Engaging the Learner Tuesday: Research Tuesday: Photos Versus PCS - Babies Weigh In Wednesday: Five Facebook Groups for Families of Beginning Communicators Thursday: 5 Things We’ve Learned from our AAC Families Friday: Fun Friday: Check Your  Knowledge of  AT History
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Cha’s Top 5 blogs for AAC and AT | Spectronics Online

Cha’s Top 5 blogs for AAC and AT | Spectronics Online | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
This webinar explains why reading blogs can be of great benefit for your own interests and professional development. Some options for RSS feed readers...
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