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Strategy of the Week: Using Patterns to Build ... - PrAACtical AAC

Strategy of the Week: Using Patterns to Build ... - PrAACtical AAC | Promoting Intentional Communication | Scoop.it
Use visual supports: Many AAC learners do best when we make language visible. Make the pattern obvious with visual supports. The Fokes Sentence Builder was our first introduction to this sort of thing.
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Information on Building Communication Opportunities for Individuals With AAC Needs

Information on Building Communication Opportunities for Individuals With AAC Needs | Promoting Intentional Communication | Scoop.it

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I have a number of students with multiple disabilities I am trying to create meaningful opportunities for communication  throughout the day, not just when I am working in the classroom.  One of the best methods I have suggested to the classroom teacher has been to make visual representations of songs sung daily and let the student "choose" via eyegaze, reach, or some other mutually noted reaction the teacher and I have observed.  The classroom teacher has taken this suggestion and run with it.  Music seems to be highly motivating to the vast majority (though not all) of my students.  I am looking for more suggestions the classroom teacher can easily incorporate into her daily routine.

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4+ AAC Tips for Talking About Past Events- July 4th

4+ AAC Tips for Talking About Past Events- July 4th | Promoting Intentional Communication | Scoop.it
Make a Plan - Schedule a time to 'talk about the past event (July 4th). The plan can include a 'talk time' or a time to collect remnants, photos, or related items from the event.  Use a calendar or schedule to plan AAC style. Put Together A 'Talking' Photo Album- Gather all the photos from…

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