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Hello? Hello? Who Is That Talking?


  Posted on Jun 27, 2022 - 11:17am

By Mindy Thomas, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Using a communication device can be tricky!  Using it on a phone call takes it to a whole new dimension!   Several factors come into play when making a call with a communication device.  For example, does the person getting the call know that the user talks differen...


    Communicators In Action   -    communication, accent, prc, saltillo, phone, ...


How To Make Friends If Using AAC


  Posted on Jun 22, 2022 - 11:23am

By Carson Covey- PRC-Saltillo Blogger Since it is summer now and the world is a little bit more open post Covid,kind of, I recommend that you should take this opportunity to meet new people! We all know that our population has a harder time to get friendships going let’s face it. What I found since 2005 is people do ...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, social, friend, friendship,


Communicating In An Emergency


  Posted on Jun 15, 2022 - 11:04am

By Kim Vuong, PRC-Saltillo Blogger The day before Mother’s Day, my boyfriend Brian and I got a phone call from Brian’s dad, saying that Brian’s Brother Dave had suffered a stroke and was headed to the hospital.  They had found Dave unconscious in his home. It turned out that he’d had several st...


    Communicators In Action   -    hospital, manual board, stroke, language, eme...


Computers And Writing (Conference) Lessons On AAC


  Posted on Jun 13, 2022 - 11:06am

By Margaret Moore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger In late May, I presented at Computers and Writing Conference, a national conference that showcases innovations in using technology and digital tools for composition. Though it is typically attended by graduate students and faculty, I started receiving acceptances to present in my fir...




The Power Of Lite-Tech Communication Boards


  Posted on Jun 8, 2022 - 11:40am

By Jamie Leopard, M.S., CCC-SLP & Melissa Malani, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL Do any of these situations sound familiar? “We are going on vacation to the beach but are not taking the device with us because we don’t want something to happen to it.” “I forgot to charge my device, what can we do in th...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    low tech, lite tech, communication, manual bo...


AAC In The General Ed Classroom


  Posted on May 25, 2022 - 1:18pm

By Carson Covey, PRC-Saltillo Blogger First of all, I wanted to do this topic for a while. I wanted to wait until school ends. I have been fighting with the school systems in the state of  Colorado because the school systems will not put kids with high tech Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices in a gener...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, education, prc, saltillo, implementation...