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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 ...


    Life With Kyle   -    ambassador, Kyle, Missouri, employment,


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...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    modeling, aided language stimulation, impleme...


My AAC Journey


  Posted on May 8, 2019 - 1:54pm

By Carson Covey, Saltillo Ambassador Hi everyone, My name is Carson, I'm an ambassador and a new blogger for Saltillo. A little about myself. I eat, drink and sleep Augmentative and Alternative Communication. I started AAC when I was four years old. I have used TouchChat on an iPad for the last 8 years. Saltillo's IOS...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, touchchat, eco, ipad, saltillo, prc


Parent - Teacher Communication


  Posted on May 1, 2019 - 1:00pm

By Laura Arnold, Speech Language PathoM.logist, M.A., CCC-SLP/L In April of 2012, the National Education Association (NEA) published the results of a study in which they explored parent-teacher communication. The findings showed that nearly one-quarter of parents did not feel like a collaborative partner in school activiti...


    Making AAC Work   -    school, speech, communication, tools, seesaw,...


Watching Walmart


  Posted on Apr 24, 2019 - 11:50am

By Brad Whitmoyer, PRC Ambassador Watching Walmart: Balancing Business and Employment Walmart, like many big stores, have had greeters at their doors for quite a while and this job is pretty ideal for some people with disabilities. It's typically not physically demanding which is important for some with physical disabilit...


    Communicators In Action   -    employment, job, occupation, walmart, greeter


Child Directed Therapy


  Posted on Apr 17, 2019 - 11:27am

By Mandy Hall, M.S. CCC-SLP Print your materials. Plan your session. Grab your bag of ‘tricks’ that is sure to engage your student. Set up your room. Find your rewards. Get yourself ready for the best thought out and planned session. Finally, your non(or partially) verbal student with Autism comes in for her 30...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    aac, prio, lamp, therapy, youtube, child dire...