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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #38: September 2020

September 20, 2020 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #38: September 2020

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts that you might be interested in. Monday – TELL ME About It: AAC Learning with ‘All Are Welcome’! Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Embedding Core Vocabulary Instruction into Emergent Literacy Routines Thursday – Looking Back at the AAC Assessment Corner :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Still have time for a little more reading? Here are some additional posts for you to explore. Beyond Requesting: Thoughts on Teaching Information Transfer How I Do It: Encouraging AAC Implementation (Lauren Enders) PrAACtical Ways to Make Decisions About Thematic Therapy Materials In the Treasure Bag: Using Sharing Time to Focus on Vocabulary AAC in Motion: Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk with Tanna Neufeld

Throwback Thursday: AAC, IEPs, & Data Collection

July 30, 2020 by - 2 Comments

Throwback Thursday: AAC, IEPs, & Data Collection

We’re reaching back into the archives today to spotlight some past posts. If you’re looking to tune up your IEP or data collection processes, these may be of interest. DATA COLLECTION Video: AAC Data Collection by Gail Van Tatenhove Data Collection for the Beginning AAC User: Essential Things to Measure to Expedite Progress 5 Things to Consider About Data Collection & AAC  Realizing the Power of Data Logging THE IEP Aided AAC & the IEP How I Do It: AAC in the IEP PrAACtical Resources: AT & the IEP AAC & the IEP: 5 Resources to Explore 5 Reasons to Put AAC Training for Staff and Parents into the IEP How I Do It: Writing IEP Goals for Students Who Use AAC with Lauren Enders

Video of the Week: AACtivity Ideas to Jumpstart Learning

May 27, 2020 by - 1 Comment

Video of the Week: AACtivity Ideas to Jumpstart Learning

We’re so glad to have AAC SLP and AT Specialist Lauren Enders back on these pages. This time, it’s an archived video of a webinar that she presented for PRC-Saltillo. Enjoy Make It Fun! Activity Ideas for Jumpstarting AAC Learning. Direct link to video – https://youtu.be/kJPKMAETbyY Many thanks to Lauren and PRC-Saltillo for creating and sharing this wonderful presentation.

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #18: May 2020

May 3, 2020 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #18: May 2020

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts from our prAACtical week. Monday – PrAACtically May – AAC Resources for A Year of Core Words: The Learn-at-Home Edition Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Environmental Communication Training – Strategies for Implementation Thursday – Connecting Intubated Patients with Loved Ones: Co-VidSpeak :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Before you leave, here are a few more posts that may be of interest. Aided AAC & the IEP How I Do It: AAC in the IEP AAC & the IEP: 5 Resources to Explore 5 Reasons to Put AAC Training for Staff and Parents into the IEP How I Do It: Writing IEP Goals for Students Who Use AAC with Lauren Enders One last thing…check out the updates to this interactive flyer by using the slider at the right or visiting the full-sized version here. Scroll to the bottom for the latest additions.

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #14: April 2020

April 5, 2020 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #14: April 2020

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Hope you are adjusting as best you can to this new reality of ours. If you need to catch up on some AAC reading, take a look at what we published this past week. Monday – PrAACtically April – AAC Resources for A Year of Core Words: The Learn-at-Home Edition Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Enhancing Communication for Individuals with Autism  Thursday – AAC Learning at a Distance ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Still have time for a little more reading? Here are some additional posts for you to explore. Beyond Requesting: Thoughts on Teaching Information Transfer How I Do It: Encouraging AAC Implementation (Lauren Enders) PrAACtical Ways to Make Decisions About Thematic Therapy Materials In the Treasure Bag: Using Sharing Time to Focus on Vocabulary AAC in Motion: Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk with Tanna Neufeld

AAC AACtivity Round-up

January 16, 2020 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC AACtivity Round-up

Looking for some AACtivities to build AAC learning? We might have a few suggestions. Concept Sorts A PrAACtical Literacy Activity for Beginning Communicators New Word Teaching: A Look Inside Some PrAACtical Therapy Sessions 5 Ways to Use Word Clouds in AAC Therapy Teaching the Use of Social Phrases and Comments Let’s Go Outside! 5 PrAACtical Ideas “Can I Ask You a Question?” Language Experience Surveys 5  PrAACtical Thoughts on Catch-up Conversations Magic Moments Magic Moments with Tellagami Magic Moments with a Crafty Flashlight Magic Moments with Disneyland Explorer Magic Moments: Painting with Time Magic Moments with Sentence Builder Magic Moments with Word Clouds Teaming Up to Build Communication with a Treat Cart: Part 1, Part 2 AACtual Therapy: Use Your Best Spud to Teach Vocabulary With Tanna Neufeld AAC Intervention: 5 Activities with PrAACtical Potential Vocabulary Activities: 5 Sites for Learning with Avatars PrAACtical Teaching in the Autism Classroom: Instructional... [Read More...]

Top AAC Posts of 2019

December 30, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

Top AAC Posts of 2019

As we prepare to greet a new year and enter a new decade, let’s revisit some of the most popular posts of 2019. How I Do It: Writing IEP Goals for Students Who Use AAC with Lauren Enders PrAACtical AAC Goals Core Samples How I Do It: Using PODD books and Aided Language Displays with Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder AAC Assessment Forms Teaching Core Vocabulary Literacy for Everyone with Adapted Books A Year of Core Vocabulary Words AAC Vocabulary Lists Make It Monday: Manual Communication Boards with Core Vocabulary Communication Boards: Colorful Considerations Do you have a favorite that didn’t make the list? We’d love to hear about it.  

Video of the Week: Connection – The Heart of Communication

October 2, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

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If there’s a better topic for a video to usher in AAC Awareness Month 2019, I couldn’t find it. Enjoy heartfelt session by AAC SLP/AT Specialist and PrAACtical AAC friend, Lauren Enders. You can access the handout for this presentation here. Many thanks to Lauren and to CoughDrop for making this available as part of the AAC in the Cloud Conference archives. 

AAC Awareness Month Ideas

October 1, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

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In our part of the world, October brings pumpkin spice lattes, Halloween costumes, and apple cider. But no matter where you live October is more than pumpkins and Halloween. It’s internationally recognized as AAC Awareness Month and it offers a wonderful opportunity for spreading the word as to how we can support people with complex communication needs. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Make an AAC Awareness Bulletin Board in your school or clinic. These materials can be used to create an AAC Awareness display.   Download the files, print on color paper, and you are ready to assemble your display. Punch up the display with an AAC poster, like Lauren Enders’ AAC Boot Camp-Getting AAC Users to Communicate or Kate Ahern’s The Periodic Table of AAC . Other ideas: Print, hang, or give someone an AAC awareness image 10 Commandments of AAC Devices Spice up your AAC instruction with... [Read More...]

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #39: September 2019

September 29, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

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Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some AAC posts that may be of interest. Monday –  How I Do It: Teaching the AAC Helpers Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Stepping Stones to Switch Access, Part 2 Thursday – PrAACtically October: AAC Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Friday – PrAACtically October: A Month of AAC Ideas ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: We’re excited for the start of AAC Awareness Month and grateful to Lauren Enders for continuing the tradition of helping us stay aware of the discounts on AAC apps.   In the mood for some more AAC exploration? Here are a few suggestions. Building AAC Awareness: Using AAC to Express a Range of Functions From Activity-based AAC to Robust Language: Part 1 From Activity-based AAC to Robust Language: Part 2 Social Stories and Narratives PrAACtically Reading with Karen Natoci: Apples Have a great week, everyone!