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An SLPA's Journey Into The Field Of AAC


  Posted on Dec 16, 2020 - 10:22am

By Yusa Liu, SLPA What caught my attention were all of the students' various AAC systems in front of them as they sat in a half-circle around my speech-language pathologist (SLP) supervisor. On my first day at my SLP-Assistant (SLPA) internship, I observed a beginning AAC-literacy lesson in a public elementa...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    slpa, student, college, university, AAC


A School Year Of Core


  Posted on Nov 16, 2020 - 11:11am

By Alisa Lego - The Imperial Candidate for Masters in Science of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences at San Francisco State University Our students want to connect with us and the world around them just as much as we want the same for them. Through communication we are able to join each other in our worlds to connect a...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    implementation, AAC, core, school, SLP, teams


Spread The Word


  Posted on Nov 11, 2020 - 12:41pm

By Cory Peters, M.S. CCC-SLP Yes that is right….the AAC word. Being a consultant for an AAC company, I live AAC daily. However, this was not always true and not true for everyone. Like most SLPs I went to a graduate school that trains all about assistive technology in a 3 credit course over the summer. Therefore, it...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    AAC, language, development, autism, communica...


Look Around That Corner!


  Posted on Sep 2, 2020 - 1:37pm

By Ben Bond, Speech Pathologist (VIC), Liberator Pty Ltd I was walking around a corner the other day and I ran into someone. The bad type of running into someone, the type where you bang heads and get coffee spilt on you. With coffee on my shirt, I grumbled under my breath and offered a brisk apology and went on my not-s...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    literacy, aac, communication, speech therapy,...


By Liz Heisler, M.A. CCC-SLP,  PRC-Saltillo Consultant As a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and as an assistive technology consultant, I often get feedback from communication partners (e.g., anyone who interacts with the person using the AAC system) of our AAC users such as, “He’s just playing with the d...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    play, therapy, aac, speech, learning


Using Gestures To Communicate


  Posted on May 20, 2020 - 10:16am

By Cortney Maholtz, M.A., CCC-SLP By now you probably know that we communicate in a lot of different ways…with verbal speech, with our facial expressions, with gestures, or with an AAC device. Today, I want to talk about gestures. But not the normal gestures you are probably thinking of right now, like waving or poi...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    access, aac, language, communication, gesture...