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Social Language: The Gifts That Keep On Giving


  Posted on Nov 17, 2021 - 10:11am

By Michelle Retzlaff, M.A., CCC-SLP The holidays are approaching.  During this time, we find ourselves surrounded by family and friends …and maybe some presents.  Catching up with family and friends means that we may: Say “hello” and “goodbye” a bit more Ask questions to connect...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    aac, implementation, communication, holidays,...


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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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...


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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...


Embody Your Inner Drama Queen & King


  Posted on Nov 1, 2021 - 12:03pm

By Chesney Ballantyne, M.A., CCC-SLP In my second to last internship during Graduate School to become a Speech Language Pathologist, my supervisor told me, “If you are bored with what you are doing, your students will be bored with it too.” The simplicity and reality of this statement stuck with me and I have ...


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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...


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