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Ted Carr on Challenging Behavior in ASD

Ted Carr on Challenging Behavior in ASD | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
We are honored to share this talk by the late Dr. Ted Carr, who was a giant in the area of positive behavior support. In this guest lecture, he discusses basic underpinnings in challenging behavior...
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Free Resources for Making AAC and Visual Supports

Free Resources for Making AAC and Visual Supports | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Video of the Week: Using Structure to Support Participation

Video of the Week: Using Structure to Support Participation | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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PrAACtically February: Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Words

PrAACtically February: Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Words | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Video of the Week: Embedding AAC Throughout the Day

Video of the Week: Embedding AAC Throughout the Day | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Video of the Week: Supporting Preschoolers with AAC Needs-A Case Study

Video of the Week: Supporting Preschoolers with AAC Needs-A Case Study | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Core Values: Suggestions for Language Building with AAC Learners

Core Values: Suggestions for Language Building with AAC Learners | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Word Walls: Getting the resources ready

Word Walls: Getting the resources ready | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
In the next couple of weeks in Australia and New Zealand, our schools will finish their summer holidays, and students and teachers will return to the classrooms.  This means that lots of teachers a…
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{AAC App Review} Grace – Picture Exchange for Non-Verbal People

{AAC App Review} Grace – Picture Exchange for Non-Verbal People | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
  . {AAC App Review} Grace - Picture Exchange for Non-Verbal People   Info from Lisa Domican, co-creator of the Grace App and mother of Liam and Gracie Domican who both have autism, about how it was developed: “Many children with autism or speech delay use pictures attached to a board to ask for what…
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Data Collection for the Beginning AAC User: Essential Things to Measure to Expedite Progress

Data Collection for the Beginning AAC User: Essential Things to Measure to Expedite Progress | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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PrAACtical Resources: Downloadable AAC Posters

PrAACtical Resources: Downloadable AAC Posters | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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PrAACtically Valentine’s Day: Core Vocabulary Activities

PrAACtically Valentine’s Day: Core Vocabulary Activities | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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What ABC’s New TV Series ‘Speechless’ Can Tell Us About ‘Voice’ - Motherboard

Alternative communication systems have incredible potential to support agency, independence, and personhood for people with disabilities. But they do not enter into a vacuum devoid of other injustices.
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Social Media: A Powerful Tool for AAC Learning and Networking

Social Media: A Powerful Tool for AAC Learning and Networking | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Reducing Prompt Dependence in AAC Learners: 5 Things to Try

Reducing Prompt Dependence in AAC Learners: 5 Things to Try | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Expect Literacy, presume competence

Expect Literacy, presume competence | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Children who are exposed to AAC early on, and are provided with consistent models, can also learn the abstract symbols that are the basis for literacy.
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AAC Mythology v2.0: A Few Misconceptions About AAC Intervention

AAC Mythology v2.0: A Few Misconceptions About AAC Intervention | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
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Presuming Competence in Practice - Speak For Yourself AAC

Presuming Competence in Practice - Speak For Yourself AAC | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
“Presume Competence” has become a mantra of many excellent parents and professionals who are implementing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for individuals with complex communication needs (CCN). I’ve also experienced some misunderstandings in person and in online groups suggesting that … Continue reading →
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Video of the Week: A School-based Approach for Supporting the AT Needs of Young Children

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Interventions to Promote Peer Interactions with Aided AAC

Interventions to Promote Peer Interactions with Aided AAC | AAC: Augmentative and Alternative Communication | Scoop.it
Most evidenced based articles include multicomponent interventions to promote peer socialization but some studies still focus on single-component interventions. A multicomponent intervention, which considers the individual child, the communication partner and where the communication exchange occurs, is more likely to have success than a single component intervention. In today’s blog, we highlight two articles that show success in interventions supporting development of social relationships and friendships for children who use aided AAC.
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