Posted January 29, 2015 in Communicators in Action
It is my pleasure to repost this blog post today by my dear friend, Martin Pistorious. I met Martin at the ISAAC conference in Montreal by chance. We have stayed in touch throughout the years and I can highly recommend his book, ‘Ghost Boy’ which is now available in the United States. I am so thankful that he was willing to share his story with the world - and what a story it is. He was featured on the Today Show this morning to promote his book which is now on the New York Times bestseller list.
Posted January 28, 2015 in What's New!
Finding great educational activities is a challenge for teachers and parents alike. Teachers want classroom time to be fun but still substantive, and parents want to promote their child's education without resorting to boring drills and exercises.
Posted January 21, 2015 in Communicators in Action
In 1996, I had been out of college for about two years. I met my future wife Kate at the Pittsburgh Employment Conference (PEC) for augmentative communicators.
Posted January 14, 2015 in What's New!
In my imagination all deciduous trees are hollow. Many of them have communities of tiny beings living inside of them. I hope you decide to visit this fantasy world.
Posted January 7, 2015 in Stories and Strategies for Success
I'll never forget the day I scheduled an appointment in the park to meet the family of a handsome, energetic 6-year-old boy. This special young fella, whose diagnosis was autism, used no verbal speech, but there was an obvious connection between Elisha and his grandfather, whom the family calls "Soupie" (the origins of his nickname is a whole other story).