_ By Chelsea Hagen, PRC Blogger_ I was recently asked to give a speech at a playground fundraiser. I was asked to talk about how having an adapted playground could benefit a child like me. My answer was… Surprise! It was the same! The same for me as it is for every child that hears the recess bell. It was my chance...




A History Of AAC Devices


  Posted on May 16, 2018 - 11:08am

By Darryl Porter, Saltillo Blogger AAC Devices. An augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device is any low-tech or high-tech device that provides a nonverbal means of communication. These range from picture cards to electronic devices that emit spoken words and sentenc Imagine you’re a nonverbal person; y...




Active


  Posted on May 11, 2018 - 11:27am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC Blogger The day for my triathlon finally arrived, although I didn’t get to train as much as I would have liked. My dad was busy working on his own marathon. However when that was finished, the weather wouldn’t cooperate. And then I had that nasty kidney stone. I was nervous that I might...


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Less Vocabulary Leads The Way To More Language?


  Posted on May 9, 2018 - 1:32pm

_By Cynthia Heryanto, M.S., CCC-SLP I’ve read that the first step to getting over an addiction is admitting there is a problem. Lately I’ve come to realize that I have a “quickly load ‘em up with language” addiction. My thought process is always centered around how I can give the client access to more vocabul...




A Voice


  Posted on May 4, 2018 - 2:52pm

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC Blogger Today, I want to tell you about my communication devices and what they mean to me. You already know that I write a weekly blog for PRC’s AAC Language Lab, but it might surprise you that I, also, write for my local newspaper. I am able to write and store these articles on notebooks, w...


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Emmerdale: My Favorite Soap Opera


  Posted on May 2, 2018 - 2:45pm

By Ciara Withero, student Ciara is a 16 year old student who uses the Grid 2 device and is from Dublin, Ireland. Its set in Yorkshire England most things happen in the pub and on the farm. Some of the characters are old and young. Some of the Young are party animals They like to dance in the night club. It is My fav...