Let's Have Some Fun


  Posted on Apr 16, 2013 - 2:42pm

By Jennifer Herzog, B.S., PRC Regional Consultant Hello from Arkansas and western Tennessee! I’m Jennifer Herzog, the Regional Consultant in the mid-south and have worked for PRC for four years. Before and during my years at PRC, I have routinely found myself helping people learn to do something. Through my experienc...




AAC Mentors


  Posted on Apr 16, 2013 - 3:08pm

By Kim Vuong, PRC Ambassador You wouldn’t think that Benjamin Franklin, the 18th Century Founding Father and inventor, and rock star Phil Collins would have much in common. But both had the same idea about the importance of having a role model to help a person in active learning. As Franklin put it, “Tell me and I for...




Wordles


  Posted on Apr 16, 2013 - 3:25pm

By Jane Odom, M.Ed, Director or Implementation Resources Wordle is a tool for generating “word clouds’ from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts and colors. Plug in your AAC device ...


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Shout Outs


  Posted on Apr 16, 2013 - 3:28pm

By Jane Odom, M.Ed, Director of Implementation Resources Shout Out It is important to give our AAC device users enough time to practice their vocabulary in a meaningful way. One way to teach core vocabulary with repetition in a group is to do a ‘Shout Out’ activity. In this activity, you will need to create a poste...


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Art For All


  Posted on Jun 19, 2013 - 1:08pm

By Sidney Daswick, PRC device user My name is Sidney. I live in Scottsdale by Chaparral. I am nineteen years old. I liked the fair with Mom. The music was awesome. I drove around plants in my chair. I painted a picture of a dog. I was excited. It was fun! !Sid and Dwayne laughingALT TEXT Sid helps paint the mural. Sid p...




Speak Your Mind Even If It Takes Time


  Posted on Jul 24, 2013 - 10:46am

Katie Yonker, PRC Ambassador Katie’s Mantra My name is Katie Yonker. I live in Phoenix, Arizona. I have a Cerebral Palsy so my mouth and right side of body does not work right. I am twenty-eight years old. I have had a communication device for a long time and it helps me to talk to the people. I have two frien...