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Playground Core Communication Boards From PRC-Saltillo


  Posted on Nov 16, 2021 - 12:20pm

Recess. Is there any other time at school that children like as much as time spent playing? Children who use AAC, however, face a unique challenge. When playing outside with their classmates, taking an AAC device with them means the device can get broken or lost. But without it, there is no way for the child to communicate...


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Debugd


  Posted on Aug 2, 2021 - 2:11pm

By Leanne Husk, Educational Technology Instruction Specialist When new concepts, like coding, start to become more and more prevalent in curriculum all over the world, the folks at Bridges Canada only have one question: How do we make sure it’s accessible for ALL? That’s the question we asked ourselves a littl...


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Joyful


  Posted on Jul 6, 2021 - 10:49am

By Kirk Behnke, M.Ed, ATP It is with great sadness to convey that Joy Zabala passed away on July 1. If you attend to any social media around assistive or accessible technology, I’m sure you have seen the countless tributes to Joy as a person and a fierce friend and colleague to so many. I was fortunate to have worked...


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Becoming An Exceptional AAC Leader


  Posted on Apr 22, 2021 - 2:29pm

Reviewed by Johana Schwartz - Ability Now Blogger An invitation for you to network on the frontlines of the field is yours to download, a click away, and currently occupying Amazon’s top selling slot in Hearing Sciences. The second volume of the series, Becoming an Exceptional AAC Leader, presents the state of the al...


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What If?


  Posted on Aug 18, 2020 - 2:09pm

By Jane Odom, M. Ed, AAC Language Lab Training & Implementation Specialist The AAC Language Lab has always tried to provide those supporting students using AAC with a variety of tools they can use to help their students be successful communicators.  What we have found is that language is more than just used for si...


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Supporting Core Vocabulary With Video


  Posted on May 28, 2020 - 1:27pm

By Chris D. Yensan, MA, CCC-SLP If you’re a speech therapist, you’re probably creative.  It seems that more often than not the SLPs I know and work with have come up with some incredible and original solutions to complex problems time after time, from making adaptive styli for an AAC device to creating ori...


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