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 Is A Bridge, Not A Path


  Posted on Aug 7, 2013 - 12:22pm

Hi! My name is Kim Thompson. I am an Occupational Therapist by training and a mom of four by blessing. I have had the pleasure of working with both adults and children with disabilities for many years. When I became the mom of a child with a speech disorder however, I truly began to understand what putting it all into...




Acorns


  Posted on Oct 23, 2013 - 11:33am

By Jennifer Monahan, MA, CCC/SLP, Augmentative Communication Specialist About a month ago I enjoyed an afternoon excursion, with my son Everett (age 5) to hear a local jazz band playing an outdoor concert. While the music was certainly entertaining, my son quickly discovered that the trees all around us were dropping acorn...




Using Pattern Visual Support Materials


  Posted on Nov 20, 2013 - 12:02pm

By Gail Van Tatenhove,PA, MS, CCC-SLP Patterns are everywhere in our world. Wherever you are right now, look around and identify some patterns in your environment. What do you see? By understanding patterns, we are able to see and understand the way things work together. Math teachers have students do all sorts of ...




Active Listening


  Posted on Nov 26, 2013 - 12:10pm

By Kym Heine M.S., CCC-SLP - PRC Regional Consultant Derived from information in Out and About: AAC in the Community (Wagner, Musslewhite and Odom) Developing good active listening skills should be a goal for all communicators, but it is especially important for individuals who use Speech Generating Devices (SGD) as the...




by Mary Prather M.Ed LEGOs for Learning It’s been said so often that play is the work of childhood. Fred Rogers said, “Play gives children the chance to practice what they are learning.” It makes sense, then, that the most basic of skills for children (including speaking and writing) should be approached throug...