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A Matter of Respect

Posted April 26, 2017 in Communicators in Action

This past week I was presented with an interesting situation that I think might be a good teaching moment. Unfortunately this definitely was not a unique situation as I have encountered this pretty regularly through out my life. However, this time it was with someone who should know better due to their occupation.

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Wheelchair Raincoat

Posted April 19, 2017 in What's New!

I think this should come to the U.S. for all wheelchair and devices users, because this covers not only the person but the device as well!!!

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Weekends

Posted April 12, 2017 in Communicators in Action

Let me tell you about my weekends.

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@School, @Speech AND @ Home

Posted April 5, 2017 in Stories and Strategies for Success

In my job as a speech therapist and in my new job as a PRC consultant, I meet daily with parents who say, “I know that it will be good for him to be able to use his device to communicate, but I know what he wants when he points.” “I have four other kids and afternoons are crazy…I cannot imagine how I will teach him to use a device because we are just getting by.” “Where do I start?”

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Building AAC Awareness and Community

Posted March 29, 2017 in Making AAC Work

It was just a few years ago when I found myself feeling hopeless as an SLP. There were students on my caseload with virtually no functional means to communicate.

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