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PrAACtical Reading for March: AAC-friendly Book Suggestions

March 3, 2022 by - Leave your thoughts

PrAACtical Reading for March: AAC-friendly Book Suggestions

Looking for some books to use in your AAC support? In today’s Throwback Thursday, we’re highlighting 8 books that PrAACtical AAC guest authors Karen Natoci, Maggie Judson, and Jeanna Antrim discussed in previous posts. Check out their articles for supportive strategies, extension activities, read-aloud videos, and more. Karen Natoci In My Pot of Gold I Like Myself Yo! Yes? April Fool’s Day Maggie Judson & Jeanna Antrim The Skin You Live In Where’s Spot? Not a Box! I Know a Lot Happy reading!  

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 43: October 2021

October 24, 2021 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 43: October 2021

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts you may have missed. Monday – AAC Goal Writing with Lauren Enders: 5 Common Challenges Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Relationships and AAC Thursday – Growing AAC Professionals: AAC Awareness Month   If you’re looking to make this an AAC-friendly Halloween week, check out this post from the archives. Go Away, Big Green Monster is a popular book this time of year. Check out these suggestions for using it to build AAC skills in this post by Maggie Judson and Jeanna Antrim. Halloween makes us think of bobbing for apples and enjoying candy apple treats. If you’re up for some reading about apples, this post from Karen Natoci has some ideas that you might enjoy.   :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Looking for a few more posts to browse? We’ve got a few suggestions for you. PrAACtically Reading with Karen Natoci:... [Read More...]

Video of the Week: MASTER PAL Modules 7, 10, & 11

July 28, 2021 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: MASTER PAL Modules 7, 10, & 11

Tabi Wohleber-Jones’ ‘Model as a MASTER PAL’ materials for AAC partner training has a devoted fan base, and with good reason. The content is well-developed and thoughtfully assembled into a training series. In previous posts, we’ve shared videos that other AAC content creators developed based on Tabi’s work.  Today, we return to hear more from AAC specialists Jeanna Antrim and Maggie Judson, who combine some of the original modules and add their ideas to this fine material.   Many thanks to Jeanna, Maggie, and, of course, Tabi, for generously sharing your work on training communication partners. Enjoy! Appropriate Prompting and Let the Child Lead Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUNdcSY9CVk&list=PLNGgQuCbUIxnho9N7hB0pCT9kv3XKqp5c&index=8&ab_channel=basscAAC   Engage Naturally Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHwdkNIY5RY&list=PLNGgQuCbUIxnho9N7hB0pCT9kv3XKqp5c&index=9&ab_channel=basscAAC

Video of the Week: MASTER PAL Modules 6-7

July 7, 2021 by - 1 Comment

Video of the Week: MASTER PAL Modules 6-7

We’re big fans of Tabi Jones-Wohleber’s Model as a MASTER PAL series, so when we discovered video presentations using this material we knew we had to share it here. Previously, we posted a set of videos by Amanda Sheriff which covered MASTER PAL Modules (see that here).  In today’s post, we’re featuring two AAC specialists familiar to PrAACtical AAC readers, Jeanna Antrim and Maggie Judson. These wonderful videos are based on Tabi’s series and provide lots of prAACtical information. Many thanks to Jeanna, Maggie, and, of course, Tabi, for generously sharing your work on training communication partners. Enjoy! Module 6: Motivate   Module 7: Statements More Than Questions

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘If You Give a Mouse a Cookie’!

June 14, 2021 by - Leave your thoughts

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘If You Give a Mouse a Cookie’!

Ready for another post with book-related ideas for supporting core vocabulary learning in preschool classrooms? Today, we end another wonderful year of  Jeanna Antrim and Maggie Judson’s TELL ME About It series with a terrific post featuring the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. If you’re in search of ways to support preschool teachers who are implementing the TELL ME program with their young students, this post will give you lots of tried-and-true ideas. Maggie and Jeanna are speech-language pathologists who work in the Assistive Technology Department for the Belleville Area Special Services Cooperative (BASSC) in southern Illinois. They are AT/AAC facilitators and provide evaluations, direct therapy, consultations, and trainings with school teams. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: TELL ME About The Book The last book in this series is “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” by Laura Joffe Numeroff.  Such a fun book that introduces a simple plot line to our... [Read More...]

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘I Like Myself!’

May 10, 2021 by - 2 Comments

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘I Like Myself!’

It’s time for another set of wonderful suggestions for robust implementation of core vocabulary support using the TELL ME program. Two amazing AAC SLPs, Maggie Judson and Jeanna Antrim, are the guest authors of TELL ME About It series and they’re back with prAACtical ideas for classroom activities, virtual learning tips, supporting AAC learning at home, and more. Also, don’t miss their bonus resources or their video read-alouds of this month’s book with aided language input using three different AAC apps. Maggie and Jeanna are speech-language pathologists who work in the Assistive Technology Department for the Belleville Area Special Services Cooperative (BASSC) in southern Illinois. They are AT/AAC facilitators and provide evaluations, direct therapy, consultations, and trainings with school teams. If you are new to the series, you can check out their previous posts in the TELL ME About It series below. YEAR 1 TELL ME AAC Literacy Kits Brown... [Read More...]

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘Where’s Spot?’

April 12, 2021 by - Leave your thoughts

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with 'Where's Spot?'

We’re thrilled that AAC SLPs Maggie Judson and Jeanna Antrim have returned to these pages with another edition in the TELL ME About It series. Maggie and Jeanna are speech-language pathologists who work in the Assistive Technology Department for the Belleville Area Special Services Cooperative (BASSC) in southern Illinois. They are AT/AAC facilitators and provide evaluations, direct therapy, consultations, and trainings with school teams. As usual, their post is chock full of prAACtical information including ideas for classroom activities, virtual learning tips, supporting AAC learning at home, and more. Also, don’t miss their tips for supporting a variety of communicative functions and their video read-alouds with three different AAC apps. If you are new to the series, you can check out their previous posts in the TELL ME About It series below. YEAR 1 TELL ME AAC Literacy Kits Brown Bear, Brown Bear I Went Walking From Head to Toe... [Read More...]

Video of the Week: Language Learning AACtivities

March 17, 2021 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: Language Learning AACtivities

Looking for brief activities to build language? Today, we happily share these short videos from AAC SLP Maggie Judson. Maggie is a co-author of our TELL ME About It series, and always has prAACtical suggestions for ways to engage students in learning new vocabulary and language concepts. Enjoy! Describing Leaves  LAMP Words for Life   TouchChat with WordPower   Compare/Contrast Leaves LAMP Words for Life   TouchChat with WordPower   Pumpkin Describing  TouchChat with WordPower   Tobii Dynavox Snap Core First   You can see more of Maggie’s work here: Teachers Pay Teachers https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Bookish-Slp  Boom Learning https://wow.boomlearning.com/store/authorId/Nd7amc36zQyizWurG/?collection=Decks&sort=publishDate&order=-1  Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheBookishSLP  Instagram https://www.instagram.com/the.bookish.slp/   

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘The Skin You Live In’!

March 15, 2021 by - 1 Comment

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘The Skin You Live In’!

We are back with lots of great core vocabulary resources in another edition in the TELL ME About It series. In today’s post, AAC SLPs Maggie Judson and Jeanna Antrim share ideas for language learning with the book ‘The Skin You Live In.’ Maggie and Jeanna are speech-language pathologists who work in the Assistive Technology Department for the Belleville Area Special Services Cooperative (BASSC) in southern Illinois. They are AT/AAC facilitators and provide evaluations, direct therapy, consultations, and trainings with school teams. Check out the video read-alouds using 3 different AAC apps, and their ideas for classroom activities, e-learning, supporting AAC learning at home, and more. Also, don’t miss their tips for dealing with communication breakdowns. To read more about how they prepare for a TELL ME week and see resources that are based on other books take a look at their previous posts in the TELL ME About It... [Read More...]

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘I Like It When’!

February 22, 2021 by - Leave your thoughts

TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with I Like It When

AAC SLPs Jeanna Antrim and Maggie Judson return to these pages for another guest post the TELL ME About It series. Today, they focus on the teaching opportunities in the book ‘I Like It When’! Maggie and Jeanna are speech-language pathologists who work in the Assistive Technology Department for the Belleville Area Special Services Cooperative (BASSC) in southern Illinois. They are AT/AAC facilitators and provide evaluations, direct therapy, consultations, and trainings with school teams. In this post, they share their ideas for classroom activities, e-learning, supporting AAC learning at home, and more. TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘I Like It When’! TELL ME About The Book The sixth book in this new series is “I Like It When” by Mary Murphy.  Such a fun book to use for shared reading, with its simple text, repeated lines, and engaging illustrations.  Also, it’s chock full of embedded text (text that is... [Read More...]