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All The Avenues To Access

  Posted on Feb 26, 2020 - 12:26pm

By Ceclia Marietti, M. Ed, PRC-Saltillo As a PRC-Saltillo Assistive Technology Consultant I have had the joy of working with hundreds of AAC communicators.  In February of 2016, I had the privilege of meeting Meredith Noble in an AAC consultation.  Meredith was a bright 29-year-old woman with Cerebral Palsy worki...

    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    access, AAC, journey, nova chat

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...

Back To Humans

  Posted on Dec 11, 2019 - 4:14pm

By Indrani Solomon I always tend to ask questions at meetings to connect better with people around me, doing the thinking together as we find ladders and chutes in the process. While some call this brainstorming, I call it fine tuning or simply, connecting the dots. So let me start with my first question -• What does...

    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    aac, communication, education, learning, pare...

Inspire AAC With Personalized Gifts

  Posted on Dec 6, 2019 - 2:37pm

By Diane Kodelja - parent, caregiver, multimedia studio artist, educator My AAC device user is a sixteen-year-old girl with global delays. She is a complex mix of every stage from newborn to her current calendar age, depending on which splinter of her is under the microscope.  When Josh, the star of the new hit televi...

    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    christmas, holiday, xmas, photo, shutterfly, ...

Teaching Words, Not Pictures

  Posted on Dec 1, 2019 - 3:23pm

by Patrick Fothergill, SLP Patrick is an AAC consultant for Liberator Communications Canada (LCC), which is a division of PRC-Saltillo.  He worked with kids & adults in public Ontario AAC clinics for six years before joining LCC. For me, one of best the things about working in AAC is how there’s always more...

    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    linguistics, words, aac, communication, icons...

Did You Know That Alexa Understands AAC?

  Posted on Nov 26, 2019 - 2:47pm

By: Jennifer Edge-Savage, MS, EdS, OTR/L Did you know that Alexa understands AAC?Yes, she does! Alexa responds to voice…any voice. (As do other Voice Assistants such asGoogle and Siri.) No special cords. No pairing with bluetooth. Nothing extra to do. Just set upyour Alexa as usual and SPEAK. It is likely that you...

    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    eco, aac, alexa, environmental, controls, env...