We're Learning: Speak for Yourself App

January 17, 2012 by - Leave your thoughts

We're Learning: Speak for Yourself App
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We’re super excited to see more and more AAC apps give real attention to core language. There are plenty of AAC tools and apps that allow for choicemaking, requesting, and other types of functional communication. Not all of them, however, have the key ingredients for the development of linguistic competence. We’ll be talking more about that in future posts, but for now, let’s just celebrate the fact that more AAC apps have what it takes for us to teach morphology and syntax.Speak for Yourself is one of the newest kids on the block and it looks like this one was worth waiting for. Developed by two SLPs, Heidi LoStracco and Renee Collender, Speak for Yourself piqued my interest when I saw it at the ASHA convention in San Diego.
We’re having fun exploring what it can do and looking forward to using Speak for Yourself
with some of our AAC friends. In the meantime, take a peek at some of their newest training videos.
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This post was written by Carole Zangari

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