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Camp Away

Posted June 29, 2018 in Life With Kyle

I have had many firsts this year such as graduating from high school; applying and getting accepted to Columbia College; flying on an airplane; surfing on the ocean; and finding DASA, which stands for Disabled Athlete Sports Association.

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Six Flags over Georgia

Posted June 27, 2018 in Communicators in Action

Hey bloggers, I want to tell what happened to me at Six Flags Over Georgia. I was told I couldn’t ride due to my disability in case there was an emergency and I can’t evacuate the ride myself.

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The Facts of Life

Posted June 22, 2018 in Life With Kyle

Sometimes life can be disappointing and not work out the way you think it will. It is easy to get frustrated and angry, but feeling sorry for yourself and getting bitter hurts only you in the end.

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The Lightning Bolt Word

Posted June 20, 2018 in Stories and Strategies for Success

There are moments in AAC therapy that stop me in my tracks. Those moments strike out of nowhere, usually when I’ve turned away for a moment to scribble some data or glance at my watch.

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Pass the Butter

Posted June 15, 2018 in Life With Kyle

Warning! Warning!

My mom is a shopper.

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Shanna

Posted June 13, 2018 in Communicators in Action

I have a lot of friends who I love. But the one who is dear to me that is not only like a friend to me but who is basically like my “sister ” is my friend named Shanna .

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Expect the Unexpected

Posted June 6, 2018 in Stories and Strategies for Success

Many years ago, I wrote one of the first “Stories and Strategies for Success” blog articles and profiled my favorite pair of clown sunglasses and most ridiculous hat. I had just worked with a young man learning to use a device for the first time and relied on these gadgets to elicit communication from him. Fast forward to now, and if there’s anything I’ve learned through the years, it’s that keeping the moment fun, so an individual can experience a moment of joy when communicating, is quite possibly the most important piece in the entire AAC puzzle!!

I was also challenged to top that first picture.

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Wind & Waves

Posted June 1, 2018 in Life With Kyle

Do you have a dream? Have you always wanted go skydiving or snorkeling? All of us probably dream of doing some exciting things. I have some dreams. One dream is to publish a book. Another is to see the ocean and go surfing.

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