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Resources for building linguistic competence in individuals with AAC needs
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5 Things Not to Say to AAC Learners

5 Things Not to Say to AAC Learners | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
People who are learning to express themselves with AAC need to build their self-concept as competent communicators.
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The Dynamic Duo: Easy Lessons to Target Play Skills & Sharing

The Dynamic Duo: Easy Lessons to Target Play Skills & Sharing | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
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Making It Work: The PrAACtical Side of Therapy to Teach Requests

Making It Work: The PrAACtical Side of Therapy to Teach Requests | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
This month we’ve been talking about requesting and choicemaking, specifically how to teach it. Today, we’ll put it into a clinical context by talking about a hypothetical session that targets this ...
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Choices in Choicemaking

Choices in Choicemaking | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
Choicemaking and requesting may be the most frequently targeted areas for beginning communicators who are starting out with their AAC systems. That makes sense for some learners because making choi...
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The Art of Scaffolding as a Language Facilitation Strategy

The Art of Scaffolding as a Language Facilitation Strategy | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
“The best thing about being a teacher  is it matters. The hardest thing is that it matters every day. All the time.” Todd Whitaker (Just substitute SLP’s for teachers since SLP’s are teachers of co...
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10 Things to Do in Using Focused Language Stimulation in AAC Vocabulary Teaching

10 Things to Do in Using Focused Language Stimulation in AAC Vocabulary Teaching | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
All this month we are talking about considerations in teaching new words to people who use AAC. We’ve talked about the role of focused aided language stimulation and wanted to follow that up with a...
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Merry Christmas PrAACtical AAC Style- Creating Language Rich Traditions

Merry Christmas PrAACtical AAC Style- Creating Language Rich Traditions | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
5 Ideas for Creating Language Rich Holiday Traditions  


The holiday season is a great time to initiate and continue traditions.
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Ain't No Stopping Us Now!

Ain't No Stopping Us Now! | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
Sometimes saying ‘no’ to the demands of the day actually helps us rejuvenate and allows us to be more productive. Saying ‘no to false information helps us to advocate for ourselves.  The ‘no’ topic...
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The Communication Book is Ready… Now What?

The Communication Book is Ready… Now What? | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
The Communication Book is Ready... Now What?
The fun begins....  Yes, we
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Join Together Core & Fringe Vocabulary

Join Together Core & Fringe Vocabulary | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
Last month we talked about Core Words, and we shared core word sample
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AACtual Therapy: Breakthroughs with Bubbles!

AACtual Therapy: Breakthroughs with Bubbles! | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
We couldn’t be happier that one of our first AACtual Therapists is Tanna Neufeld, a south Floridian on loan to the Pacific Northwest. Tanna was with us as a graduate student many years ago, and wen...
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“Can I ask you a question?” Using Language Experience Surveys

“Can I ask you a question?” Using Language Experience Surveys | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
Want to give your AAC learners more frequent opportunities to interact with others? We love using Language Experience Surveys for this purpose. The concept is a simple one. Once you have a language...
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5 Resources for Your AAC Therapy Designed by Teachers & SLPs

5 Resources for Your AAC Therapy Designed by Teachers & SLPs | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
2012 was certainly the year that saw an explosion of SLPs and teachers authoring materials that they offer for sale. TeachersPayTeachers (TpT) is one of several sites that became popular this year ...
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9 Premises for Teaching Requests to Beginning Communicators

9 Premises for Teaching Requests to Beginning Communicators | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
Requesting is a communication
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In the Treasure Bag: Using Sharing Time To Focus on Vocabulary

In the Treasure Bag: Using Sharing Time To Focus on Vocabulary | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
Over the past few months, we’ve been advocating for a multi-stage process for vocabulary teaching that begins with focused (aided) language stimulation and explicit instruction. The approach we des...
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It’s PrAACtically the New Year- Let’s Cook!

It’s PrAACtically the New Year- Let’s Cook! | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
The New Year is almost here. But first is hopefully a big New Year’s Eve celebration whether at home or in the community.   We usually bring a home made ‘dish’ with us where ever ...
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The Communication Book is Ready… Now What?

The Communication Book is Ready… Now What? | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
The Communication Book is Ready... Now What?
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Video of the Week: Helping Hands + Visual Supports

Video of the Week: Helping Hands + Visual Supports | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
We love this idea from Amy Laurent about Helping Hands, a positive and proactive way for children to get help when they need it. The strategy involves placing a visual support, such as a picture of...
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AAC Vocabulary Instruction Round-Up

AAC Vocabulary Instruction Round-Up | AAC & Language Intervention | Scoop.it
5 Great Sites for AAC Vocabulary Practice Complete Vocabulary Instruction Ideas & Activities Vocabulary Learning Materials & AAC Strategies Explicitly Speaking: Vocabulary Teaching in AAC C...
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