Strengthen


  Posted on Aug 23, 2019 - 11:43am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger I had spinal surgery on my neck August 5th, and I get to wear a fancy collar every-day for 6 to 10 weeks. I look like an old-fashioned Englishman now.  It is like a fashion statement. I just need a top hat and walking stick to complete the ensemble. I have been having Occupation...


    Life With Kyle   -    AAC, Kyle, hospital, strong, strengthen, coff...


Turning A Dream Into Reality Wtih AAC


  Posted on Aug 21, 2019 - 2:20pm

By Katie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger My name is Katie, I am 19 years old and I have Cerebral Palsy and epilepsy.  I communicate with my Accent 1000 device, it has definitely been the most amazing tool and it has helped immensely to break down the barriers I once faced when trying to communicate. Being non-verbal was always...


    Communicators In Action   -    AAC, art, Accent, Liberator, PRC, dream, Aust...


Broken Pieces


  Posted on Aug 16, 2019 - 12:38pm

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Staying in a hospital can be a little boring. While staying at St. Louis Children’s hospital this week, my parents and I sometimes go exploring.  Once this week there was an art class in the garden and we had to check it out.  There was a table covered with hundreds o...


    Life With Kyle   -    hospital, AAC, communication, fused glass, ar...


Expectations


  Posted on Aug 14, 2019 - 11:43am

By Jane Odom, M.Ed - Director of Implementation Resources, PRC-Saltillo My new favorite podcast is called ‘Invisibilia’ from NPR.  It looks at the unseeable forces that control human behavior.  I learn something new with each episode.  One episode focused on “Expectations”.  The...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    AAC, special ed, expectations, invisibilia, s...


Happy Place


  Posted on Aug 9, 2019 - 12:30pm

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger      Imagine yourself lying on a pristine beach. Your toes are dug into the warm white sand. A gentle  breeze softly touches your face and blows through your hair. You gaze out and see the most gorgeous sunset you have ever seen. Now you're totally relaxed without...


    Life With Kyle   -    aac, communication, peace, hospital, happy, e...


Small Moments In Minneapolis - Part Two


  Posted on Aug 7, 2019 - 1:22pm

By Chloe Wayt, PRC-Saltillo blogger The next day after I had finished working the booth, we went down to the bus stop twenty minutes early again. I prepared something to say if the bus driver didn't let me on again on my NOVA Chat. “Delete that.” Ordered Mom. I quickly deleted it. “I'm sorry.” I tol...


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