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Medical Language Surrounding Autism

  Posted on Mar 9, 2022 - 10:04am

By Lance McLemore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger It would have probably been better to write this for Autism Awareness Month, but as usual, my timing is off. I find that it’s better to write out an idea as soon as I have it. I would like to talk about the language surrounding autism and autistic people. Many people believe th...

    Communicators In Action   -    aac, language, communication, medical, disabi...

We Don’t Talk About Nouns No, No, No…!

  Posted on Mar 7, 2022 - 11:24am

By Emily Gabrielle, Liberator Ltd Encanto fever has swept our house of late (seriously we’re listening to the soundtrack every day!). We love all the characters – but especially Bruno, the family member no-one talks about due to his misunderstood powers and the perceived havoc they can wreak. As I was writing ...

    Making AAC Work   -    AAC, literacy, school, writing, core, fringe,...

Why Accept Unnecessary Annoyance And Frustration?

  Posted on Mar 2, 2022 - 10:08am

By Hannah Foley, PRC-Saltillo Blogger How do you view people who have disabilities? How about those who have complex communication needs and use AAC on a daily basis? How do you feel when you see others praising people with disabilities for doing “normal” daily activities? The term “inspiration porn&rdq...

    Communicators In Action   -    disability, aac, negativity, communincation, ...

Finding Love

  Posted on Feb 28, 2022 - 10:01am

By Kim Vuong, PRC-Saltillo Blogger I was in a disabled social group and I filled out a form to meet new friends.  The process took about two years before I was able to receive the letter, because I moved several times and they didn’t know how to contact me. Then, out of nowhere on February 10th 1998, I got a le...

    Communicators In Action   -    aac, social, relationships, friendship, langu...

Promoting Self-Advocacy With AAC

  Posted on Feb 23, 2022 - 11:46am

By Margaret Moore, PRC-Saltillo Blogger As a now-twenty-five-year-old with no cognitive impairments, I communicate with all of my medical providers myself and even monitor the exchanges between my insurance company and my assistive technology suppliers independently. There are specific steps that I take to ensure that I ca...

    Communicators In Action   -    advocacy, aac, communication, disability, lan...

IEP Goals

  Posted on Feb 21, 2022 - 10:37am

By Carson Covey, PRC-Saltillo Blogger Since school is in full swing, this is a perfect opportunity for you to put a goal in your IEP for the use of your AAC! You might be thinking that is work and you are right.  First of all, have you even read your IEP! Here is a thing that I recommend: When you put the AAC goal in...

    Communicators In Action   -    school, aac, communication, language, IEP, sp...