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AAC & The Phone

  Posted on Sep 25, 2013 - 11:27am

By Kim Vuong, PRC Ambassador Kim Vuong For non-disabled people, using the telephone is so easy that they don’t really think much about it. But for those of us with cerebral palsy and other disabilities that impair our ability to speak, communicating over the phone can be a real challenge. That’s true even if we have ...


  Posted on Sep 12, 2013 - 4:14pm

I feel mad Emoticons are symbols used to convey emotional content. You can use these with your AAC device user to play a simple game that helps them learn to express their feelings with their device. Draw simple faces expressing different emotions (or find some art online) Glue the emoticons onto poker chips or cards...

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Did You Know?

  Posted on Sep 4, 2013 - 11:57am

They were in a therapy session, using the book Color from our Stage Two materials for building phrases. It seems the client was very upset because the book did not contain the color ‘pink.’ Learning colors After reviewing the materials, we realized that she was quite right and how dare we not include her favorite co...

    Making AAC Work

Go Fish For Adjectives

  Posted on Sep 3, 2013 - 1:25pm

Jane Odom, M. Ed, Director of Implementation Resources This week the Language Lab is excited to unveil a new game called Go Fish for Adjectives. Just print out the materials and start playing with your students. Use this game to help your student learn valuable skills such as turn taking and using adjectives. The...


Disability In Cyberspace

  Posted on Aug 28, 2013 - 11:45am

By Jon Feucht, M.S.Ed, Executive Director Authentic Voices of America Doctoral student (On-line Ed.D program) Jon and Sarah Feucht Before I get into my case, I need to preface it by saying there are some minor requirements to take full advantage of this. Obviously in order to do this, people with disabilities need compu...

All About Me!

  Posted on Aug 26, 2013 - 3:02pm

Jane Odom, M. Ed, Director of Implementation Resources This week, our lesson centers around the theme “All About Me”. The beginning lesson plan helps a device user fill in sentences that you can use to create their very own book. You can use the book “All About Me” to help. The lesson plan has lo...