Transitioning For AAC


  Posted on May 6, 2014 - 12:51pm

Transitions: Moving Along with AAC by Margaret Perkins, CCC-SLP, ATP Transitions, wow, they can be really scary. Transitions mean different things so let’s try to break it down so we can plan: For individuals who use AAC to communicate there are two basic types of transitions that occur throughout their lives. One...




Tom And Dot


  Posted on Sep 24, 2014 - 12:44pm

_ By Grant Ahner_ I have awesome friends. Tom and Dot are crazy. They are good to me. Tom plays X-Box with me. He is good at playing Madden 15. They got me a new iPod. Grant and Friends They took me to NASCAR races at Talladega, Daytona two times, Michigan, Bristol, and Chicagoland Speedway. They took me to a Rams foo...




Tic Tac Talk


  Posted on Jan 22, 2014 - 10:20am

By Jane Odom, M.Ed, Director of Implementation Resources Are you looking for a way to introduce vocabulary that is more than just drill and practice? Using a simple game like Tic Tac Talk is not only fun and motivating, it is also easy to set up on the fly. Tic Tac Talk can also be scaffolded to accommodate the skills of ...


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The Unexpected Icebreaker


  Posted on Dec 17, 2014 - 10:43am

By Laura Townsend Kane As a lifelong introvert, I have diligently avoided encounters with strangers, and have often fought back mini panic attacks at the thought of “small talk” at parties or gatherings. Being open with strangers does not come naturally to me. Oddly, this is the case for all of my immediate family me...




The Life Of The Party!


  Posted on Apr 1, 2014 - 12:55pm

By Stephanie Faso, PRC ambassador My name is Stephanie, and I’m 23 years old. I’m happy to share with you about myself, my communicative development, and my experiences as a PRC ambassador. Stephanie Like everyone else who’s my age, I live a busy life. With the support of my ECO, I’m able to p...




The Importance Of Using AAC With Very Young Children


  Posted on Mar 12, 2014 - 12:52pm

By Annie Nichols, MA, CCC-SLP Annie Nichols is a practicing speech-language pathologist in Indiana. She works in the school setting in addition to working with private clients, mainly specializing in the area of augmentative and alternative communication. “Well, I usually know what he wants…” “I th...