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We Are All In This Together


  Posted on Sep 9, 2021 - 5:00pm

By Beth Browning, Jennifer Herzog, Megan Kunz, Morgan Mayfield, Samantha Strong, Jenny Vallier, and Nicole Wingate Communication partners play an integral piece of the success of the AAC communicator.  Awareness of the features of a communicator’s AAC system makes it possible to share new language information to...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    aac, literacy, school, writing, professional,...


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...


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,...


Employment


  Posted on Sep 1, 2021 - 12:49pm

Carson Covey, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Are any of you looking for employment? Have you thought about actually getting a job? Yes, even those of us who use speech generating devices can be a productive member of society. The world needs our population to be working. I don’t know about you all, but recently I have been us...


    Communicators In Action   -    employment, job, occupation, aac, interview, ...


High Functioning Vs. Low Functioning


  Posted on Sep 8, 2021 - 11:48am

By Lance McLemore These terms have troubled me for a long time. I’ve done a cursory search to try to understand what they mean. I haven’t been able to find precise definitions, but I think I can definitely see a pattern. It seems to me that a person is considered high or low functioning depending upon how clos...


    Communicators In Action   -    asd, autism, function, expectations, cognitio...


Henry The Dog


  Posted on Sep 15, 2021 - 12:02pm

By Hank Poore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger My family has had a lot of dogs from yorkies to labs. I’ll be honest i like big dogs better, however my family had a dog named Henry (yes, I named him Henry when I was like a little annoying 6 year old and it actually stuck, surprisingly.) Henry was an interesting little fella. He ...


    Communicators In Action   -    disability, service dog, animal, assistance