They Did It Their Way


  Posted on May 31, 2019 - 11:49am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger My dad wanted to eat in Saint Louis on The Hill.  So, we decided to eat at Mamas on the Hill.  Except when we got there, we learned there was going to be a 40-minute wait.  Maybe we should go somewhere else, but my dad wanted to wait.  I guess it wasn't too bad.&n...


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Meltdown


  Posted on May 24, 2019 - 11:43am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger One year ago, my whole family was chosen by The Dream Factory to make a dream come true.  The Dream Factory is an amazing organization that makes the dreams of children with illnesses or disabilities come true.  One day a wonderful woman named Maureen came over to our house...


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Motivation


  Posted on May 23, 2019 - 3:48pm

By Sarah Coiner, PRC-Saltillo Blogger I have met a lot of disabled people in my life. I guess when you do not go out except for in your wheelchair and almost always have your communication device with you, you are going to get some questions.. And I guess it's only natural that many people who come up to talk to me know so...


    Communicators In Action   -    disability, rights, sympathy, self advocacy


Are You Unique?


  Posted on May 22, 2019 - 10:40am

By Tess Gregorek, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Have you ever felt unique? Not different, unique! There is a difference. Different is a point or way in which people or things are not the same. On the other hand, unique is being the only one of its kind, unlike anything else. Here’s a time where I felt unique!   Las...


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My Strength


  Posted on May 17, 2019 - 4:12pm

By Kyle Dinwiddie,  PRC-Saltillo Blogger I was asked to go to Tan Tara resort to work with Gretchen Bright at a  Prentke Romich’s booth for the Missouri Speech and Hearing Association’s conference to talk about my communication device. I was so honored and of course, I said YES!   So early on a ...


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Remembering To Use Aided Language Stimulation


  Posted on May 15, 2019 - 3:33pm

By Jane Lindley, Saltillo Consultant If you’re in the AAC world, you’ve likely heard how important it is to model language (aka Aided Language Input) for those who use AAC -- and it’s true, modeling is absolutely essential! But when you’re just getting started, it can be hard to REMEMBER to do or to...


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