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Sometimes a Little AAC is All You Need - Teaching Learners with ...

Sometimes a Little AAC is All You Need - Teaching Learners with ... | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
Fat Chat Apps are a family of small, fun AAC apps for joking around, sky kids in new situations or extending conversations and fixing communication break downs. The most important thing about these apps is they are fun!
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PrAACtical AAC: 5 Charitable Programs that Support Funding for ...

PrAACtical AAC: 5 Charitable Programs that Support Funding for ... | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
For some people with significant communication difficulties, mobile devices and AAC apps play an important role. When selected after a process of careful evaluation, they can be incredibly useful in building communication, ...
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AAC Turn Taking - Female - Android

AAC Turn Taking - Female - Android | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
Download AAC Turn Taking - Female for Android (0 downloads) - 'My Turn Your Turn' is a functional communication app suitable for use in multiple situations. This app is...
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Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Motivate, Model ...

Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Motivate, Model ... | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
This post is for all the proud parents and parents with high AAC hopes. That mom commented that it was like I had mentioned before, "You need to move back!" It's true. Communication is sloppy and nearly impossible to teach ...
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Apps for AAC and Guided Access | The Spectronics Blog

Apps for AAC and Guided Access | The Spectronics Blog | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
She has specialist skills and knowledge in Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Visual Communication, Literacy and Technology. She started her career in Education Queensland and worked closely with teachers ...
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Successfully Using PECS with Children with ASD

The focus of this article is to answer some basic questions that might guide further exploration about this approach to communication development. It is not meant to replace official responses from Pyramid Educational Consultants.
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PrAACtical AAC Supports for Behavior

PrAACtical AAC Supports for Behavior | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
Our July Strategy of the Month, PrAActical AAC Supports for Behavior,  is a favorite topic for us, because with a little planning, we can adhere to the old adage that an ‘ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’ (as Carole said last week).
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Supporting Positive Behavior Through Contingency Mapping

Supporting Positive Behavior Through Contingency Mapping | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
This month we're focusing on visual supports and strategies to support positive behavior. We've talked about ...
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Training materials for teachers of learners with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties | NAT

Training materials for teachers of learners with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties | NAT | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
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PrAACtical Conversations: Nonspeech Oral Motor Exercises

PrAACtical Conversations: Nonspeech Oral Motor Exercises | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
Supports for language learning...
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices and Apps ...

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices and Apps ... | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
Outline of different Augmentative and Alternative Communication systems,devices and apps.
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The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: An AAC App and Autism ...

The Thinking Person's Guide to Autism: An AAC App and Autism ... | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
AAC, or Augmentative and Alternative Communication, provides many autistic people with communication options. We keep hearing how some of those same people are discovering new tablet- or app-based AAC options that ...
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Just Say No with AAC | Autism Community

Just Say No with AAC | Autism Community | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
Many individuals with autism use alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) successfully to more fully participate in social and educational interactions. We want to be sure that all individuals have the supports they ...
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3 Communication-Behavior Visual Support Power Pack

3 Communication-Behavior Visual Support Power Pack | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
We like to think of challenging behaviors as opportunities 1: for the learner to practice understanding or expression of communication and language and 2: for facilitators/educators to use behavior strategies or learn new ones.
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AAC YesNo - Android

AAC YesNo - Android | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
Download AAC YesNo for Android (10 - 50 downloads) - 'YesNo' is a functional communication app suitable for use in multiple situations. This app is designed for...
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A Message to Novices and Strangers to ASD: Look for Behavioral Communication

Individuals with ASD vary in their ability to consistently and effectively use verbal communication with other people and differ in their ability to understand communication messages addressed to them.
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Using Visual Supports to Promote Positive Behavior

Using Visual Supports to Promote Positive Behavior | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
This week we have a series of short videos from the Geneva Centre for Autism on strategies to support positive ...
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Power of the Visual Planner

Power of the Visual Planner | Beginning Communicators | Scoop.it
We need to continue to talk about scheduling.....especially as we talk about tools for positive behavioral supports.  We know that having monthly, daily, and mini-schedules make us ALL feel more competent and calm.
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