Let’s Talk AAC Blog: What's New!

Look what new materials got posted this week!

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UNIDAD

Posted August 10, 2017 in What's New!

The resources here are to be used in conjunction with UNIDAD and LAMP Words for Life in Spanish.

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In Plain English

Posted May 3, 2017 in What's New!

For many people in this country, speaking English is like walking—it seems to come to them without effort. But for immigrants of all ages, mastering English means taking on a language that isn’t their native tongue.

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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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Itty Bitty Kitty

Posted December 7, 2016 in What's New!

Catherine has written children’s books with stories that capture the imagination, and inspire one to grow up to be the best one can be, which is kind, confident and respectful. Her stories teach, through delightful characters, about being a good friend, believing in oneself, respecting others by not judging on how one looks, and team work.

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Buy One, Gift One Special

Posted December 5, 2016 in What's New!

Are you looking for that something special to give to a special teacher or therapist? The AAC Language Lab has an idea you may want to consider.

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Project Droid

Posted October 19, 2016 in What's New!

Have you ever wanted something really badly and then once you got it, it wasn’t quite like you expected it to be? Well that’s kind of what happens to the main character Logan in the Project Droid series.

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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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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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Voice Banking for Vocal ID

Posted August 30, 2016 in What's New!

My name is Beth Christensen and I am a Speech/Language Pathologist who has worked in the area of AAC (Augmentative and Alternate Communication) for over 22 years. This summer I signed on to be a Voice Bank Summer Ambassador for VocalID.

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Pokémon Go Core Vocabulary Activity Ideas

Posted July 27, 2016 in What's New!

I might as well jump on the Pokémon Go bandwagon. Who am I kidding? I downloaded the app as soon as it came out. I have been walking around getting in steps so that I can hatch eggs. What?! Either you’re lost by now or you know exactly what I’m talking about. Any which way, you’re bound to be working with or talking to kids (or big kids like me) about the most downloaded mobile game ever–Pokémon Go.

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