Let’s Talk AAC Blog: Communicators in Action

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Our Trip to Fredericksburg

Posted October 24, 2018 in Communicators in Action

Last week Dave, my husband, and I went to Fredericksburg which is a little town in the Texas hill country to celebrate his birthday.

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Interdependent

Posted October 17, 2018 in Communicators in Action

I use to view dependency on other people as a weakness and being independent as a strength, something for which to strive. While I still believe being as independent as possible is absolutely something to strive for, since independence pretty much always leads to freedom, my pastor gave a sermon a while ago that altered my point of view on being dependent upon others.

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My Bad Arm

Posted October 4, 2018 in Communicators in Action

Over the last few months I have been having difficulties accessing my SGD. Normally I access my device with my left hand, but I have lost control over it.

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Get Your Hustle On: How a disabled person could be a great partner with companies

Posted August 29, 2018 in Communicators in Action

Every person has to get their hustle on these days, and especially disabled people. Some businesses won’t hire disabled people, because they think disabled people can’t do the jobs if the business decides to hire a disabled person.

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Middle School

Posted August 15, 2018 in Communicators in Action

Middle School Days

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Fifty Shades Smarter

Posted August 8, 2018 in Communicators in Action

I have wanted to write about parents that are overly protective of their disabled children, and why, WE the children, let them get away with it. I’m not sure I have the answer, but here is my funny story anyway.

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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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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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All The World’s A Playground, And WE Are Merely Players

Posted May 23, 2018 in Communicators in Action

I was recently asked to give a speech at a playground fundraiser. I was asked to talk about how having an adapted playground could benefit a child like me. My answer was… Surprise! It was the same!

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A History of AAC Devices

Posted May 16, 2018 in Communicators in Action

AAC Devices. An augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device is any low-tech or high-tech device that provides a nonverbal means of communication. These range from picture cards to electronic devices that emit spoken words and sentences.

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