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AAC Posts from Week #26: June 2018

June 24, 2018 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from Week #26: June 2018

Hello, AAC friends! Hope your week went well. Here’s what we’ve been up to… Monday – 5 Ways to Use Books to Build Interaction with AAC Learners Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Be More with Core Thursday – PrAACtical Resources: Eye Gaze Set-up and Software :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Still hungry for a little more AAC? Here are a few tasty morsels to explore. When Students are Reluctant Communicators: 5 Things to Try Build Friendship Skills with Peer-A-Mids A Recipe for Friendship On Friendship: Supporting AAC Learners AAC Goes to Summer Camp ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

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Fresh Look: Friendship Skills for Children With ASD Who Use AAC

May 6, 2013 by - Leave your thoughts

Fresh Look: Friendship Skills for Children With ASD Who Use AAC

As we’ve said before on this blog, SLPs have great potential to make a difference in the social experiences of people who use AAC by supporting the development of friendships.  ASHA’s Better Speech and Hearing Month (#BHSM) gives us a great opportunity to spread awareness that this is an area in which SLPs can make a tremendous difference. We’re so excited to share this Fresh Look post by Dr. Erinn Finke, Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Penn State University. I was recently lucky enough to find myself in conversation with Pat Mirenda, a top researcher in the field of AAC and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  In trying to decide what we really “know” about effective AAC strategies for children with ASD, we decided that while there is a lot of research regarding how to use AAC to teach children with ASD to request things, there really is not... [Read More...]

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