Communicators In Action




Let's Talk


  Posted on Oct 13, 2021 - 1:22pm

By Brandon Williamson, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Right now, I mostly use my device to talk with my parents and close family, like my sisters, brothers-in-law and my nieces and nephew. I use my device to talk with the staff and my friends at my day program called All-R-Friends, and I talk with my therapists, my doctor, and close...


    Communicators In Action   -    device, aac, communication, family,


Life Changes


  Posted on Oct 11, 2021 - 11:38am

By Hannah Foley, PRC-Saltillo Blogger As people experience the many phases that life naturally presents, they grow in ways and learn things that they would not otherwise.  They also meet people who may or may not have a significant impact on who they are and their life forever, even after that specific chapter of thei...


    Communicators In Action   -    life, college, university, aac, communication...


Becoming A Polyglot


  Posted on Oct 6, 2021 - 12:24pm

By Johana Schwartz, PRC-Saltillo Blogger In foreign language classrooms or study groups, I found allies among the natural communicators. They were interested in my modes of communication. Minspeak, my communication device's vocabulary system, sparked their interest. They approached my natural speech as an ac...


    Communicators In Action   -    language, polyglot, foreign language, instruc...


By Margaret Moore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger With back-to-school season in full swing, I’m reminded of the pearls of knowledge about AAC that I gained in elementary school. Receiving my first device in preschool—20 years ago—I learned very quickly that it took me a while to type what I would like to say and th...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, literacy, school, writing, professional,...


Programming


  Posted on Sep 20, 2021 - 1:05pm

By Carson Covey, PRC-Saltillo Blogger First of all, This blog is not about technology. This is about preprograming sayings if you will. I ran into a heated talk with some people at my step sister’s wedding on July 17th. Long story short some people crashed my sister’s wedding after party. These people talked to...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, program, teen, young adult, baby talk


Disability Advocacy


  Posted on Sep 20, 2021 - 11:41am

By Kim Vuong, PRC-Saltillo Blogger As someone with a disability who had to learn how to be an advocate for myself, I know how important it is for disabled people to have a voice in society. We’ve had to struggle to be heard by fully-abled people, who may not understand the challenges we face. And ...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, communication, speech, disability, augme...