Gimmie 5


  Posted on Feb 19, 2020 - 4:26pm

By Elyse Pycraft M.S., CCC-SLP, NE Ohio PRC Consultant Up high, in the sky! Down low… too slow! Ok, so not THAT kind of 5. Gimmie 5 (words) is a simple strategy when adding new vocabulary to an AAC system. Vocabulary selection for a beginning communicator can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. By n...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    therapy, implementation, high five, aac, comm...


Memories


  Posted on Feb 13, 2020 - 10:33am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Sometimes we win, and sometimes we don't in this adventure that we call life. Last week I lost my step-grandpa unexpectedly.  My parents and I were there visiting him in the hospital when he passed. It was quite a shock. My mom, aunts, and Uncle had to quickly put together a...


    Life With Kyle   -    memories, memorial, AAC, family, funeral


My New IPad Pro


  Posted on Feb 12, 2020 - 9:01am

By Daniel Pop, PRC-Saltillo Blogger I have been using iPads for a few years now, for fun, playing word puzzle games, texting and Facebook, reading books, also I’m using it for my communication with the TouchChatHD app. For my 20th birthday, I got the latest iPad Pro version with face recognition.  Because I don...


    Communicators In Action   -    ipad, apple, mac, saltillo, ambassador, blogg...


It's A Hairy Life


  Posted on Feb 7, 2020 - 11:45am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger In 2019, I decided to grow my hair out long. Actually I had long hair once before, and my mom said she liked it. But then I slowly got sick of it and cut my hair.  Since then I have kept my hairstyle the same length up until my late teens. When I was nineteen, I wanted the long ...


    Life With Kyle   -    hair cut, life, AAC, expectations


Let's Go Play


  Posted on Feb 5, 2020 - 2:26pm

By Shelby McCarthy, M.S. CCC-SLP & author  I am Shelby McCarthy, M.S. CCC-SLP, and author of the newly released, Let's Go Play. I initially set off on this writing journey to create something to help my own daughter, Kennedy, transition into school.  More specifically, I wanted her teachers to have a tool to ...


    News   -    aac, inclusion, adaptive, play, author, paren...


Game Changer


  Posted on Jan 23, 2020 - 10:49am

By Jane Odom, M.Ed - AAC Language Training & Implementation Specialist I was fortunate enough to go to the  Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) last week.  This year it was in Miami, so - 80 degrees and sunny.  I had no problem leaving the cold for the beach.  I was on a mission.  I...


    News   -    robotics, STEAM, STEM, coding, accessibility,...