Supporting Core Vocabulary With Video


  Posted on May 28, 2020 - 1:27pm

By Chris D. Yensan, MA, CCC-SLP If you’re a speech therapist, you’re probably creative.  It seems that more often than not the SLPs I know and work with have come up with some incredible and original solutions to complex problems time after time, from making adaptive styli for an AAC device to creating ori...


    News   -    youtube, core, vocabulary, slp, language, the...


My Story


  Posted on May 27, 2020 - 10:30am

By Krista Howard, PRC-Saltillo Blogger My name is Krista Howard.  I am an AAC user. I am in My 30s.   I was in grade school in 1990 to 2005  I need to share this uplifting story about me. I had been through a lot in my life. I am going to share something that is important to me. I am going to tell my st...


    Communicators In Action   -    AAC, literacy, school, writing


Creativity


  Posted on May 22, 2020 - 11:15am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger I have always been fascinated by color.  Did you know that the human eye is able to see color because light produces different wavelengths and energies?  A simple experiment using a bright light, a prism, and a sheet of paper will demonstrate this perfectly.  If a brig...


    Life With Kyle   -    AAC, art, creativity, crayons, joy


Using Gestures To Communicate


  Posted on May 20, 2020 - 10:16am

By Cortney Maholtz, M.A., CCC-SLP By now you probably know that we communicate in a lot of different ways…with verbal speech, with our facial expressions, with gestures, or with an AAC device. Today, I want to talk about gestures. But not the normal gestures you are probably thinking of right now, like waving or poi...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    access, aac, language, communication, gesture...


Back To Life


  Posted on May 15, 2020 - 10:21am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger & college student “It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life, and I’m feeling good’’ -Nina Simone.  This describes my feelings as the state of Missouri begins to reopen.   I long for my original life. Each year is l...


    Life With Kyle   -    coronavirus, covid19, garden, flowers, peony,...


About My AAC Journey


  Posted on May 13, 2020 - 10:34am

By Chris Sawka, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Hello, my name is Chris Sawka and I am working on my writing to go to the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.  I am writing about my life and how my life changed with Assistive Technology.  When I was younger, I didn’t want to use an AAC device because I thought I was d...