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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 36: September 2018

September 2, 2018 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 36: September 2018

We’re saying goodbye to summer, and, heading full steam ahead into fall. Here are some posts from our prAACtical week. Monday – PrAACtically September: AAC Resources for a Year of Core Vocabulary Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Addressing the Social, Communication, and Behavioral Needs of  Secondary Students with ASD using Visual Supports Thursday – Building AAC Facilitation Skills with Tabi Jones-Wohleber: MASTER PAL Training, Module 2 ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: If you have time for a bit more browsing, here are some posts you can explore. AAC Printables The Crust of AAC Every Second Counts Goodbye, Summer! A Clinician Prepares for a New  School Year 3 Ways to Use AAC Goals to Strengthen Implementation  

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 35: August 2018

August 26, 2018 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 35: August 2018

It’s a beautiful day to catch up on some AAC reading. Here are some posts from our prAACtical week. Monday – Letters from Camp, Day 1 Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday –  Video of the Week: AAC on the Move Thursday – Building AAC Facilitation Skills with Tabi Jones-Wohleber: MASTER PAL Training, Module 1 :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Still have an appetite for some AAC? Check out this sampling of past posts. SGDs for People with ASD “What Should I Program on the SGD?” Feature Match Chart 5 Features to Look for in SGDs and AAC Apps Making a Back-up for High-tech AAC :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Join us in January for a full day of preschool AAC! Use the slider on the right side of the graphic for more information. You can also download a PDF of it here.

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 34: August 2018

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 34: August 2018

Busy week, AAC friends? Here are some posts that you may have missed. Monday – PrAACtical Resources: Core Vocabulary Flipbook for August Words Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Achieving Authentic Communication Thursday – Throwback Thursday: AAC Resources for Supporting Teams ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Still hungry for some AAC reading? Visual Supports for Places Around School (downloadable) Visual Supports for Places We Go (downloadable) AAC Intervention for Children with ASD Teaching Communication Partners Through Video Self-modeling Bilingual AAC Assessment Tips

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 33: August 2018

August 12, 2018 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 33: August 2018

Hello, AAC friends, and happy Sunday! Here are a handful of posts that may have been overlooked in your busy week. Monday – “I’m using Aided Language Input. Now what?” Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Thumbs Up for AAC Support in The Community Thursday – 3 AAC Tips You Might Not Have Tried Yet :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: And, wait! There’s more! PrAACtical Resources: Lockdown, Code Red, and Other School Safety Drills PrAACtical Resources: AAC for School Staff Preschool AAC and Visual Supports from Orange County Public Schools Who Can Pay for AAC Devices for Public School Students? Preventing Problem Behavior in Schools by Dr. Barry Prizant Have a great week, AAC friends!

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 32: August 2018

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 32: August 2018

Happy Sunday, AAC friends! Here are some posts that you may have missed. Monday – 5 Ways to Support Self-Advocacy in AAC Learners Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Let’s Hit the Town, AAC Style Thursday – Making AAC Core Vocabulary Materials You might be interested in these posts if you have time for a little more reading. Back to School with AAC A Collaborative Approach to Implementing Core Vocabulary in a School-based Setting Goodbye, Summer! A Clinician Preps AAC Materials for the New School Year Essential Tricks for Supporting AAC in Schools AAC in the High School Classroom: Where Core Vocabulary Meets Life Skills

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 31 – July 2018

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 31 - July 2018

Hope you are having a good weekend, AAC friends. Here are some posts from our prAACtical week for you to check out. Monday – PrAACtically August: AAC Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Words Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: The Bliss iBand Thursday – PrAACtical AAC Question of the Month: July 2018 ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Still have an appetite for some AAC reading? Here are a couple of suggestions. PrAACtical Teaching in the ASD Classroom: Predictable Chart Writing with Core Vocabulary PrAACtical Resources: AAC Assessment Modules A Tool for Identifying Features for AT Selection Supporting People with Significant Communication Challenges in Medical Encounters AAC Apps and Devices: Thoughts on Conducting AAC Trials And if you’re doing some advance planning, we’d love to see you at this full-day workshop at ATIA in Orlando this coming January. On the graphic below, use the slider on the right to scroll through... [Read More...]

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 30 – July 2018

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 30 - July 2018

Hope you had a wonderful, AAC-filled week. Here are a handful of posts you may have missed. Monday – Beyond the Basics: Thoughts On Effective Language Instruction for AAC Learners Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Aided AAC and the IEP Thursday – Beyond the Big Core Board :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Still have room for more? Here’s a small selection for you to peruse. “Can I Ask You a Question?” Language Experience Surveys Language Experience Surveys: 8 Fun Ideas Strengthening the Communication Environment Barriers to Access for AAC Learners Living an Accessible Life

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 29 – July 2018

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 29 - July 2018

It’s been a busy week out there in AAC Land! Here are are a handful of posts you may have missed. Monday – Insufficient Options: Messages to Consider Adding to the AAC Device Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: AAC Explainer Thursday – PrAACtical Perspectives on Part-time AAC Use And if you have more time for browsing, you can peruse some of these links. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Adapting Books with Visual Scenes AAC and Dementia with Dr. Melanie Fried-Oken Aided Language Input During Play Addressing the 4 Most Overlooked Operational Skills for High Tech AAC Users Reducing Prompt Dependence in AAC Learners: 5 Things to Try :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 28 – July 2018

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 28 - July 2018

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts you may have missed. Monday – PrAACtical Resources: Core Vocabulary Flipbook for July Words Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Independence Day, AAC style! Thursday – 5 Visual Supports for Emotions and Feelings ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Looking for a couple of additional posts to explore? Check out these selections fromt the archives. PrAACtical Suggestions: How to Get Started with a New AAC Client Visual Schedules 411 How to Use Magnets to Promote Language Development Visual Supports for Places We Go (downloadable template) From Disney Princesses to Houseplants: More on Building Communication Opportunities

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 27 – July 2018

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 27 - July 2018

Is it really time to turn to another page on the calendar? Time is flying by! Here are some AAC posts you may have missed in your busy week. Monday – PrAACtically July: AAC Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Putting Aided Language Into Practice Thursday – Using Vest Displays with Preschoolers on the Autism Spectrum ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Looking for some more AAC for your day? Here are some things that may be of interest. New Word Teaching: A Peek Inside Some PrAACtical Therapy Sessions PrAACtical Questions: “What Should I Program on the AAC Device?” Vocabulary Instruction: When Definitions Don’t Work 5 Ways to Use PowerPoint in AAC Intervention Thoughts on Teaching Core Vocabulary (downloadable template) :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

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