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Grocery Store A vs. Grocery story B

Posted September 28, 2016 in Communicators in Action

The question of whether to go to Grocery Store A or Grocery Store B is usually a decision based factors such as variety, prices and convenience. Personally, most of the time, I like going to Grocery Store A because they have much bigger selection and a couple of items that the other grocery store doesn’t carry. Even though Grocery Store A is little out of the way and it’s much harder to leave without buying things I didn’t particularly go for, not to mention getting what I actually went there to get, I like going there anyway most of the time. However, within the last year or so, there has been a deterrent for me going there.

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Back to School with the AAC Language Lab

Posted September 26, 2016 in What's New!

The AAC Language Lab is here to help. We provide simple, easy-to-follow lesson plans to help guide you through the different language stages and objectives within each stage. Lessons include all the books and materials needed for each lesson. There also is a vast amount of resources to help with getting started, tracking data, and determining where to begin.

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Look To Nature

Posted September 21, 2016 in Stories and Strategies for Success

When I’m looking for inspiration, I look to nature. Taking a walk through the woods, sitting by a stream, climbing a mountain has helped me through difficult times and have reminded me of the value of being in the moment…….the moment in front of me at this very second.

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Chat Bags

Posted September 13, 2016 in What's New!

What is a CHAT Bag? The CHAT Bag was inspired by our daughter, Hannah, who has Down Syndrome, Autism, Apraxia of Speech, and Hashimoto’s. In 2010, Hannah’s school decided to try out the Apple iPad 1 with her to see how she would do using it as a communication device.

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Exfiltrate Comfort Zone, Infiltrate Glory

Posted September 6, 2016 in Communicators in Action

Being borne with a physical disability (severe by definition which has always perplexed me as I don’t see my disability being very severe), I have always needed assistance with quite a lot of tasks. From the time I was borne until I was about nineteen, I lived with my parents and three brothers. Between all five of them, I very rarely went without something I needed, care-wise anyway.

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