See more about augmentative & alternative communication AAC, language learning, and apps at www.praacticalaac.info Our professional passion is ensuring that ALL people have access to comprehensive communication systems and the supports necessary to be taught how to use them and learn language. Our blog about prAACtically using AAC and language learning everyday and everywhere is one step in spreading the word.
We have had several experiences in the last couple of weeks relating to concerns from SLP's and educators about challenging behavior (dare we say it might be less structure, less predictability, less routines, or just plain tiredness because it is...
Challenging behavior is often communication. Teach communication and challenging behavior will improve.
Do you have students with disabilities or special needs? Then you may need an assistive technology: a technology used by an individual with a disability to perform a function that might otherwise be difficult or impossible.
Samantha Thomas, a student, future librarian, and educator at Kutztown University, created this handy collection of assistive technologies that you may find helpful. Some are commonly used with special needs individuals, such as augmentative & alternative communication apps like My Pictures Talk, Look2Learn, and iTalk. Others are general consumer apps, such as Evernote, Google Earth, and Audacity. Listed alongside each app is her assessment of its value as an assistive technology.
Please sign up for my free newsletter full of great tips and ideas at http://www.therhythmtree.com/user-registration This music therapy video illustrates the following:By adding music to social stories, you can make them more engaging for children...
Today I am delighted and honoured to be presenting a pre-conference workshop at the 2013 AGOSCI Conference in Sydney with Janelle Sampson from Two Way Street and Kelly Moore from the Independent Li...
A huge thank you to Jane Farrall, Janelle Sampson, & Kelly Moore for graciously sharing their presentation handouts. Although you may not be able to be in Sydney, you can still learn about Apps for AAC.