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Woo Hoo, It's Literacy Planners!


  Posted on Jan 10, 2022 - 10:03am

By Wylanta Jones, M.A., CCC-SLP I’m Wylanta, a school based SLP from Arizona and California. Love the 2022 PRC Saltillo Literacy planners! Can’t wait to dive in with some beloved stories about animals and explore the core vocabulary with my students. Some of the books (e.g. Dear Zoo) is a favorite and already i...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    literacy, implementation, aac, prc, saltillo,...


Why Being Descriptive Works


  Posted on Jan 5, 2022 - 10:25am

By Connie McCafferty, M.A., CCC-SLP, PRC-Saltillo Consultant During one of my recent school team trainings for a young teen with a new AAC device I came across the opportunity to demonstrate the difference between referential and descriptive teaching. For those of you who are not familiar, referential teaching simply refer...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    aac, prc, saltillo, implementation, descripti...


Social Language: The Gifts That Keep On Giving


  Posted on Nov 17, 2021 - 10:11am

By Michelle Retzlaff, M.A., CCC-SLP The holidays are approaching.  During this time, we find ourselves surrounded by family and friends …and maybe some presents.  Catching up with family and friends means that we may: Say “hello” and “goodbye” a bit more Ask questions to connect...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    aac, implementation, communication, holidays,...


Embody Your Inner Drama Queen & King


  Posted on Nov 1, 2021 - 12:03pm

By Chesney Ballantyne, M.A., CCC-SLP In my second to last internship during Graduate School to become a Speech Language Pathologist, my supervisor told me, “If you are bored with what you are doing, your students will be bored with it too.” The simplicity and reality of this statement stuck with me and I have ...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    implementation, aac, communication, language,


by Patrick Fothergill, Ontario AAC Consultant & SLP As an AAC-focused SLP with connections to Quebec and northern & eastern Ontario, among other places, I often hear from people seeking French speech-generating devices (SGDs).  And while they exist, until recently I didn’t think there was anything for fo...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    wordpower, french, fran├žais, bilingual, aac,...


Universal Design For Back To School


  Posted on Sep 13, 2021 - 12:07pm

By Maria Rivera M.S., CCC-SLP & Kirk Behnke, M.Ed., ATP Back to school is such an exciting time for both kids and teachers! Some kids will feel nervous or even a little scared because of all the new changes: new teachers, new friends, and maybe even a new school! However, some kids may feel even more anxieties because ...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    school, udl, universal design, disability, co...