Let’s Talk AAC Blog: Communicators in Action

PRC Ambassadors are real people who share their stories of everyday life as a person using AAC.

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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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Emmerdale: My Favorite Soap Opera

Posted May 2, 2018 in Communicators in Action

I watch Emmerdale with my dad and mam and my aunt.

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Freedom to Ride

Posted March 28, 2018 in Communicators in Action

Last Thursday I flew to D.C. with my mom and my brother. My uncle Keith flew in too. My uncle basically rented a giant Lexus . We drove to the hotel. I didn’t go to Washington for just a “get away” – I went because I had some “business to do”.

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Words

Posted March 21, 2018 in Communicators in Action

Growing up, I was scolded for one thing far more than any other—talking.

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Red Tape

Posted February 28, 2018 in Communicators in Action

The system needs to change. The system is not perfect or even ok for a disabled person.

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First semester of high, Second year of high school

Posted February 21, 2018 in Communicators in Action

My first semester of high school was Awesome! I became a manager for the football team which meant that I had to stay after school 3 days a week and I had to go to all of the football games and I had to take salt to the football players.

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Learning How to Use Roku and TV Through Accent 800

Posted February 1, 2018 in Communicators in Action

I’ve been a PRC User for thirty and some years with five different communication devices, and I have been an ambassador for eleven years.

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My Story

Posted January 23, 2018 in Communicators in Action

My name is Chelsea Hagen. I was born on a beautiful summer day in the month of July. That day almost didn’t happen for me.

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