Communicators In Action




People First Language


  Posted on Dec 1, 2021 - 9:59am

By Kim Vuong, PRC-Saltillo Blogger While we’ve often heard it said that actions speak louder than words. But language can shape attitudes and viewpoints that lead to action.  In the past, the words that society has used to  describe people with disabilities has had the effect of separating them from the com...


    Communicators In Action   -    disability, people first, history, ada, inclu...


Giving Thanks With AAC


  Posted on Nov 29, 2021 - 10:18am

By Margaret Moore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger As we head into this Thanksgiving week, I’m reminded of my first few years of using AAC as an elementary school student in the early 2000s. School and extracurricular activities—Girl Scouts, sports, church, and more—were always full of conversation about plans for t...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, inclusion, playground, communication, la...


What Is Real Communication?


  Posted on Nov 15, 2021 - 12:43pm

By Lance McLemore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger At this point, I think I’ve lost track of all the things I’ve written. I’ll probably touch on something I’ve written about before, but it’s probably not exactly the same. Some things are important enough to be repeated. What is real communication? For me...


    Communicators In Action   -    communication, aac, lamp, words for life, sal...


Decisions Matter


  Posted on Nov 8, 2021 - 10:43am

By Mike Hipple, PRC-Saltillo Blogger There are many false facts about the augmentative alternative communication community  that may interfere with students getting what they need.  One  AAC false fact that always bugs me as an AAC  communicator is all AAC Communicators have a cognitive disability. Mmm,...


    Communicators In Action   -    school, special ed, inclusion, peers, friends...


November


  Posted on Oct 27, 2021 - 10:58am

By Carson Covey, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Since it is November, family and friends might be coming in for the holidays.  Take this chance to wear out your social pages. What I mean by that  is to start programming your yearly review answers.  For example, what was your favorite part of the year, despite the Covi...


    Communicators In Action   -    family, communication, holidays, thanksgiving...


Reading Aloud From Notebooks


  Posted on Oct 26, 2021 - 12:29pm

By Margaret Moore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger I have been mainstreamed since preschool. Classes always involve students reading aloud from course material and their own work. As an AAC user, I never had an efficient way of doing this—if I knew that I would be expected to read my work aloud when I was composing my assignmen...


    Communicators In Action   -    communication, notebooks, efficiency, aac, sp...