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Expectations


  Posted on Aug 14, 2019 - 11:43am

By Jane Odom, M.Ed - Director of Implementation Resources, PRC-Saltillo My new favorite podcast is called ‘Invisibilia’ from NPR.  It looks at the unseeable forces that control human behavior.  I learn something new with each episode.  One episode focused on “Expectations”.  The...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    AAC, special ed, expectations, invisibilia, s...


Lunch Room Language


  Posted on Jun 12, 2019 - 12:33pm

By Maggie Judson,  M.S., CCC-SLP The other day I found myself in a school cafeteria during lunch, sitting with a group of students.  One student walked up to the table, dropped his food tray down and announced to his friends, “Who wants to see me chug this juice?”  Kids shouted their responses of...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    therapy, peers, speech, core, fringe, lunchro...


Remembering To Use Aided Language Stimulation


  Posted on May 15, 2019 - 3:33pm

By Jane Lindley, Saltillo Consultant If you’re in the AAC world, you’ve likely heard how important it is to model language (aka Aided Language Input) for those who use AAC -- and it’s true, modeling is absolutely essential! But when you’re just getting started, it can be hard to REMEMBER to do or to...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    modeling, aided language stimulation, impleme...


Child Directed Therapy


  Posted on Apr 17, 2019 - 11:27am

By Mandy Hall, M.S. CCC-SLP Print your materials. Plan your session. Grab your bag of ‘tricks’ that is sure to engage your student. Set up your room. Find your rewards. Get yourself ready for the best thought out and planned session. Finally, your non(or partially) verbal student with Autism comes in for her 30...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    aac, prio, lamp, therapy, youtube, child dire...


Let's Go To The Video


  Posted on Nov 7, 2018 - 10:52am

By Darcy Lees, M.Ed., CCC-SLP There are some experiences that really stick with you. I remember sitting down to review a video of a student working with her SLP. It was hard to watch the SLP on the screen work with the little girl who was learning to use adjectives on her Vantage Lite. The SLP was talking too much; she...




A Purse Full Of Core


  Posted on Oct 3, 2018 - 3:47pm

By Meghan Kunz, Augmentative Communication Consultant In preparation for a consultation with a clinician supporting a kiddo being evaluated for AAC, we discussed the child’s interests and I gained insight in how best to prepare for our time together. We talked about which toys were familiar and most likely to motiva...