Communicators In Action



Overcoming AAC Resistance: Communication Is Key


  Posted on Sep 17, 2019 - 11:10am

“Communication is key in expressing knowledge and intelligence.” It is truly amazing to see how people transform over time.  Typically, a person is not the same person as they were ten years prior, especially when they have gone through puberty.  The teenage and young adult years are a time of menta...




The Big Adventure


  Posted on Sep 4, 2019 - 12:20pm

By Hank Poore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Last year, a best friend of mine named Helen texted me and asked if I wanted to come up to Colorado and bike on West Elk Loop and I said YES. Early last Friday me, my mom, my sister, and my mom’s friend flew out. We landed at 9 am and we went to Rocky Mountain national park and ...


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Poetry


  Posted on Aug 28, 2019 - 12:02pm

By Kip Porter, PRC-Saltillo Blogger It is so easy for the soul It is so easy to carry on in life Then why do you have to worry or strive So easy to do things which are alikeSo do things that are off the strike When the soul knows that the soul has that spirit in the soul It becomes so very simple too So easy to understand...


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Turning A Dream Into Reality With 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...


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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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Small Moments In Minneapolis - Part One


  Posted on Jul 31, 2019 - 12:25pm

By Chloe Wayt, PRC-Saltillo Blogger I was getting into Minneapolis, Minnesota for my first week at work as an ambassador for the Saltillo Company. When I was born I got the umbilical cord wrapped around my neck. Flash forward about three years later, I was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Skip about another decade, I am aske...


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