Look what new materials got posted this week!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted November 4, 2015 in What's New!
As a parent and grandparent, I’m always keen to help my kids achieve their best. More specifically, I want to see them improve over time. Years ago, if my daughter started the swim season with a time of 2 minutes to swim 100m and ended at 1 minute and 30 seconds, then she’d improved. And earlier this year, when my grandson started ice skating and went from falling over 30 times in 45 minutes to falling over twice in the same time period, then I counted that as a win!
Posted August 21, 2015 in What's New!
Grade level core academic standards and engaging curriculum can be used as the foundation for meaningful language learning for children who use AAC. The online class, It’s Not Rocket Science: Learning to Talk with AAC in Science Class, outlines a process to make this concept a classroom reality.
Posted August 19, 2015 in What's New!
It takes a special person to teach in a special education classroom and Sarah Williams is just such a person.