Literacy and Children with Significant Disabilities
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Symbolized Stories: AT-AAC

Symbolized Stories: AT-AAC | Literacy and Children with Significant Disabilities | Scoop.it
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Reading storybooks can be so valuable for our students.  Adapting traditional story books can be a great way to introduce/reinforce symbols as well as to make reading interactive.  This website has some great ideas on how to adapt books.

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AAC at PSU | Improving literacy outcomes for individuals with complex communication needs

AAC at PSU | Improving literacy outcomes for individuals with complex communication needs | Literacy and Children with Significant Disabilities | Scoop.it
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Great research comes out of Penn State.  This web page has links to great resources to teach literacy to children with complex communication needs, including multiple disabilities. 

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Dorothy R. Cook 's curator insight, August 26, 2015 2:20 PM

CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES  CA N OVERCOME WHEN THEIR LITERACY AMONG OTHER THINGS ARE MET PER THEIR NEEDS AND NO EDUCATION AT ALL FOR YEARS AT A TIME IS NOT THE WAY TO GET IT DONE AS A MATTER OF FACT IT CREATES EVEN THE MORE LITERACY AMONG NUMEROUS OTHER HARMS TO THE CHILD BECAUSE SOME ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENROLL AND ATTEND PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND HAS GONE FOR YEARS WITHOUT ANY EDUCATION AT ALL! MAKING THEM NOT EVEN STUDENTS AND NOT QUALIFYING UNDER THE LACK OF INSTRUCTION FINDINGS BECAUSE THEY WERE NEVER IN ATTENDANCE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SETTING AND THERE IS NO SUCH SERVICES PER NORTH CAROLINA DPI THAT IS FOR THE EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS DENIED AND EDUCATION FOR YEARS AT A TIME IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA BUT IT IS NOW TIME TO SET PRESIDENCE AND ESTABLISH THAT WHICH IS NOT BECAUSE IT IS NEEDED NOW FOR JUST THAT REASON FOR THE EDUCATION OF MEGAN COOK WHICH SHE CONTINUES TO BE DENIED EVEN FOR 2015-2016 WILSON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS BUT WAITING FOR THE LETTER FROM WILSON COUNTY SCHOOLS VOIDING OUT THE WCS ATTORNEY RACHEL B. HITCH 2/18/13 DATED LETTER , DID NOT RECEIVE IN THE MAIL TODAY 8/26/15 BUT STILL LOOKING FORWARD TO RECEIVING IT.