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Communicators In Action



Erroneous Assumptions


  Posted on Sep 23, 2020 - 12:06pm

By Lance McLemore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger This will be my first blog post, and I have chosen to write about something that has bothered me for quite some time. It has been inspired by a few conversations I’ve had with some people and my own experiences. AAC stands for augmentative and alternative communication. Over th...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, communication, speech, disability, augme...


Happy Tails


  Posted on Sep 21, 2020 - 1:33pm

By Carson Covey, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Hi everyone, my name is Carson Sylvan Covey. I am a Colorado native and proud of it! I have periventricular leukomalacia or PVL. This is damage to the white matter of my brain. To say it in a more simple way, I have cerebral palsy. I have been using AAC for 15 years. I'm an ambassador ...


    Communicators In Action   -    service animal, service dog, travel, covid, a...


My Device


  Posted on Sep 16, 2020 - 4:25pm

By Johnny Schneider, PRC-Saltillo Blogger When people don’t understand what I’m saying I use my device to help me to speak with others . My device has helped me get my words out.  When I started using a device I would spell everything out. Now I’m using the icons to get faster. I love using my device...


    Communicators In Action   -    aac, ambassador, device, spelling, communicat...


DBS Surgery


  Posted on Sep 9, 2020 - 11:15am

By Ayleen Armendariz, PRC-Saltillo Blogger In 2016, I had surgery on my brain, in hopes it would help me walk and talk. The surgery was called Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). The doctors predicted that I would either improve motor response by more than 20%, or not at all.  After my surgery, the doctors switched on my DB...


    Communicators In Action   -    health, medical, dbs, deep brain stimulation,...


Research Check


  Posted on Aug 26, 2020 - 12:16pm

By Danny Gonzalez, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Being a disabled person, I have watched a T.V. show named Speechless.  This TV show is about a boy that is in a wheelchair and cannot talk. He uses a low-tech communication tool. It is a letter board, and he uses his head to point to letters in order to spell out the words. As f...


    Communicators In Action   -    television, acting, movies, disability, cereb...


By Christine Horn, PRC-Saltillo Blogger “Do not judge me before you know me. Do not underestimate me until you have challenged me. And do not talk about me until you have talked to me.” – Unknown I have been volunteering at the TGR Learning Lab since May 2016. Over the course of these four years, I ...


    Communicators In Action   -    volunteer, passion, aac, employment, hobbies