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Poetry Foundation Contest Winner


  Posted on Sep 3, 2014 - 10:43am

By Gretchen Bright, B.S. As a consultant, I LOVE receiving emails from families and clients using our devices. It’s so exciting to hear how our clients are doing. Getting the chance to hear how some are teasing their siblings, ordering their food at a restaurant, making cards for grandparents, starting a new job or taki...




Learn Unity® To Teach Unity


  Posted on Jul 9, 2014 - 9:36am

By Joan Sharp B.Ed, Regional Consultant Joan Sharp During the school year schedules are very busy for parents, educators, and speech therapists. This can make it difficult to find time for training. So once you’ve had a vacation and feel relaxed consider taking some time to build or hone your Unity skills. If you hav...




Transitioning For AAC


  Posted on May 6, 2014 - 12:51pm

Transitions: Moving Along with AAC by Margaret Perkins, CCC-SLP, ATP Transitions, wow, they can be really scary. Transitions mean different things so let’s try to break it down so we can plan: For individuals who use AAC to communicate there are two basic types of transitions that occur throughout their lives. One...




Core Words In Everyday Activities


  Posted on Apr 23, 2014 - 12:16pm

_By Laura Kessel, M.S., CCC-SLP, AAC Specialist I’m Laura, an SLP and AAC Specialist working with both adults and children. I’m generally curious about everything and in the process of collecting far more picture symbols, apps, and toys than any one person reasonably needs. Getting teams on board with core vo...




The Importance Of Using AAC With Very Young Children


  Posted on Mar 12, 2014 - 12:52pm

By Annie Nichols, MA, CCC-SLP Annie Nichols is a practicing speech-language pathologist in Indiana. She works in the school setting in addition to working with private clients, mainly specializing in the area of augmentative and alternative communication. “Well, I usually know what he wants…” “I th...




Remember Who You Are


  Posted on Mar 5, 2014 - 9:48am

By Darlette Navrotski, MA, CCC-SLP Darlette Navrotski It has been said that this is an era of awakening. For many, this is a reminder to awaken to our spirit self, a side of ourselves that is so easy to push aside with all that needs to be done, in order to carry on in our daily lives. As a speech pathologist and one ...