Talk To Me


  Posted on Mar 13, 2020 - 2:33pm

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Have you ever seen Abbott and Costello’s Who’s on first comedy routine? It is a classic comedy of misunderstanding where two people discuss a baseball game. At times it’s as if they both are speaking a different language. Using an AAC language device can seem like a...


    Life With Kyle   -    communication partner, AAC, disability, preco...


One Mother's Story


  Posted on Mar 9, 2020 - 12:57pm

By Denise Jenkins, mom I am completely in love with the entire AAC Language Lab!!! Without the Language Lab, I would have no idea where to even start with Matthew and his device. Furthermore, Matthew’s team at his school were unfamiliar with AAC. I understand why this is new to them because this is not commonly used ...


    Communicators In Action   -    journey, parent, funding, aac language lab, r...


Donuts And Devices


  Posted on Mar 4, 2020 - 10:42am

By Abigail Harris Have you ever wondered how to teach your staff the importance of aac all while giving them a hands on experience? The SLPs at Boundless were determined to come up with a hands on experience that would provide a lesson on the importance of aac, core words and the use of devices for more language functions ...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    aac, training, strategies, implementation, st...


Strange Place


  Posted on Feb 28, 2020 - 11:24am

By Kyle Dinwiddie, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Last Sunday, we visited a new church.  My dad had heard about it through friends.  So, even though the church was farther than we usually go, we went.  And as usual, I had my Accent 1000 with me. Everyone at the church seemed very nice.  One woman came over to in...


    Life With Kyle   -    AAC, Accent, communication partner, frustrati...


All The Avenues To Access


  Posted on Feb 26, 2020 - 12:26pm

By Ceclia Marietti, M. Ed, PRC-Saltillo As a PRC-Saltillo Assistive Technology Consultant I have had the joy of working with hundreds of AAC communicators.  In February of 2016, I had the privilege of meeting Meredith Noble in an AAC consultation.  Meredith was a bright 29-year-old woman with Cerebral Palsy worki...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    access, AAC, journey, nova chat


Gimmie 5


  Posted on Feb 19, 2020 - 4:26pm

By Elyse Pycraft M.S., CCC-SLP, NE Ohio PRC Consultant Up high, in the sky! Down low… too slow! Ok, so not THAT kind of 5. Gimmie 5 (words) is a simple strategy when adding new vocabulary to an AAC system. Vocabulary selection for a beginning communicator can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. By n...


    Stories And Strategies Fo...   -    therapy, implementation, high five, aac, comm...