Making AAC Work




AAC Group Coaching


  Posted on Sep 27, 2021 - 2:16pm

New from PRC-Saltillo: AAC Group Coaching! What is AAC Group Coaching?AAC Group Coaching is an informal, interactive, fun way to improve your communication partner skills by learning along with other parents of children who use AAC. Your AAC Group Coach will lead your small group (generally consisting of 6 parents) through...


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The Next Generation


  Posted on Oct 21, 2020 - 3:34pm

By Jane Odom, M. Ed, PRC-Saltillo, AAC Language Lab Training and Implementation Specialist The AAC Industry is quite small in comparison to other industries.  We serve a unique population of clients.  When a student is deciding what path to take for their future, I highly doubt, AAC Specialist is even something t...


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Lanyards, Literacy And Language


  Posted on Oct 11, 2019 - 4:57pm

By Beth Waite-Lafever, MA-CCC/SLP-ATP PRC Training and Implementation Specialist What is the latest fall fashion for trendy school personnel?  High waisted pants?  Knee-high boots?  Nope, it is the traditional school staff lanyard with a twist:  Visual supports on your lanyard that promote literacy and...


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Parent - Teacher Communication


  Posted on May 1, 2019 - 1:00pm

By Laura Arnold, Speech Language PathoM.logist, M.A., CCC-SLP/L In April of 2012, the National Education Association (NEA) published the results of a study in which they explored parent-teacher communication. The findings showed that nearly one-quarter of parents did not feel like a collaborative partner in school activiti...


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Playlets


  Posted on Sep 12, 2018 - 11:59am

By Jane Odom, M.Ed, Director of Implementation Resource, PRC Theater performances are fun to watch and even more fun to participate in. Most students who use AAC never get the opportunity to perform in front of a live audience. They never get to feel the butterflies of nervousness in their stomachs or hear the applau...


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ACES Takeaways


  Posted on Aug 9, 2018 - 12:14pm

By Kathryn Helland, Temple University It has been a blink of an eye. Our participants have gone back home, and it is hard to describe how much I already miss these people. I am sad that more opportunities like ACES don’t exist in their daily lives (hooray, ACES West!). For all the pros and cons of social media, I am gr...


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