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Video of the Week: Eyegaze & ALS

May 15, 2024 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: Eyegaze & ALS

In recognition of ALS Awareness Month, today’s video features several individuals living with ALS who tell us about their experiences with eyegaze for communication, computer access, and more. Many thanks to the panelists and to the organization I Am ALS for this insightful presentation.   Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8Ui8woBzcU&ab_channel=IAMALS

Video of the Week: Unlocking Communication for Students with Challenging Behavior

May 8, 2024 by - 1 Comment

Video of the Week: Unlocking Communication for Students with Challenging Behavior

How can we effectively support students with challenging behaviors and complex communication needs? In today’s featured video, we learn from SLP and AT Specialist Keri Huddleston who shares ideas and resources to foster positive interactions, reduce frustration, and improve the learning environment. You can access the handouts for this session here.  This is an archived presentation hosted by ECHO Voices of the Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP). We are grateful to OTAP and the to Keri, the presenter, for this helpful presentation. Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GoiaXxO4bc&ab_channel=OTAP-RSOI

Video of the Week: AAC in Shared Reading

April 24, 2024 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: AAC in Shared Reading

How can teachers incorporate robust AAC use during shared reading lessons? AAC SLP Vicki Clarke of Dynamic Therapy Associates has some helpful thoughts and tips. Direct link to video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSHCvO9OFhQ&ab_channel=VickiClarke%26AACChicksatDTASchools 

Video of the Week: Talking Mats in School Settings

April 10, 2024 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: Talking Mats in School Settings

Looking for a tool to boost self-determination and supported decision-making? Today, we learn about a very helpful tool, Talking Mats, from Speech Language Therapist Fin O’Driscol. In the featured video, she discusses how Talking Mats are used at the Pace School in the UK. Many thanks to Fin and The Pace Centre for this informative video. Enjoy! Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxnRaWiFOGY&ab_channel=ThePACECentre 

Video of the Week: Enhancing AAC for Older Communicators

April 3, 2024 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: Enhancing AAC for Older Communicators

As we age, our communication needs often change. In today’s featured video, AAC advocate Anthony Arnold shares his thoughts on this with John Halloran of the Center for AAC and Autism. Many thanks to Anthony and John for this insightful conversation. Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zdEPgoC_DI&ab_channel=CenterforAACandAutism

Video of the Week: On Transitioning from Paper-based to High-Tech AAC

March 27, 2024 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: On Transitioning from Paper-based to High Tech AAC

While it is not necessary to begin your AAC journey with paper-based communication tools, this is a route many people take. In today’s featured video, we learn from Keira Fewtrell of Smartbox Assistive Technology, who addresses some of the myths and realities of transitioning from no-tech to high-tech AAC. Many thanks to Keira and Smartbox for this helpful presentation. Direct link to video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMxpP1jpWas&ab_channel=SmartboxAssistiveTechnology 

Video of the Week: Getting Ready for April School Year of Core Vocabulary Words Older Student Lessons

March 20, 2024 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: Getting Ready for April School Year of Core Vocabulary Words Older Student Lessons

Do you work with older students who are learning to use core words in their AAC systems? In today’s post, Michaela Sullivan and Lindsay Dougherty provide a preview of things to come with their post on April resources for the wonderful School Year of Core Vocabulary – Older Student Lessons series. Take a look.   Direct link to video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0a9QVneu5M&ab_channel=SchoolYearofCore