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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #49: December 2019

December 8, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #49: December 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts that you may have missed in your busy week. Monday – Mindmapping Software/Apps for AAC Intervention Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Personalizing Core Vocabulary Systems Thursday – Developing a New AAC Resource: The TAT4AAC (Thinking About Thinking for AAC) ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Before you go, here are a few more posts to check out. Holiday Photos in AAC Learning: 3 Ideas for Using Them to Build Language It’s PrAActically Chanukkah! Holiday Talk: AAC Conversations Using Partner-focused Questions

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Developing a New AAC Resource: The TAT4AAC (Thinking About Thinking for AAC)

December 5, 2019 by - 1 Comment

Developing a New AAC Resource: The TAT4AAC (Thinking About Thinking for AAC)

How do you consider the cognitive demands of using an AAC system when making recommendations and planning instruction? Today, we feature a wonderful new tool developed at the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). Join us as we learn about the TAT4AAC team and their efforts to create an instrument that helps us think through these complex issues. The TAT4AAC was designed by members of the REKNEW team at OHSU) in Portland, OR, USA. The team is under the direction of Melanie Fried-Oken, an SLP, AAC specialist and professor at OHSU. Melanie leads the REKNEW team. Aimee Mooney, the project team leader, is an SLP and assistant professor at OHSU. She specializes in cognitive rehabilitation. Michelle Kinsella, an OT with a specialty in vision and cognition, in another member of the team along with Deirdre McLaughlin, an SLP with a passion for AAC and young kids. Developing a New AAC... [Read More...]

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