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How I Do It: Functional Ideas for AAC Use at Home

October 22, 2020 by - Leave your thoughts

How I Do It: Functional Ideas for AAC Use at Home

Speech-language pathologists who serve individuals with complex communication generally have less time than they’d like to support families in implementing AAC at home. In today’s post, guest author Jesse Kleinman shares her ideas for using functional activities to support AAC learning. As an SLP in Brooklyn New York, she provides in-person and remote therapy to students with AAC needs. Enjoy! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: How I Do It: Functional Ideas for AAC Use at Home During this time, we have all been spending a lot of time at home to stay safe. It has been a trying time in these past couple of months, but as therapists, we are always adapting. As a speech-language pathologist, I was thrown into the world of teletherapy for about 6 months, and I’m now doing a hybrid approach where I see some of my students in person and others remotely. I’ve been seeing a majority of my... [Read More...]

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Video of the Week: AAC Learning with Photo Albums

October 7, 2020 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: AAC Learning with Photo Albums

Looking for a motivating AAC activity that is fun for both children and adults? In today’s featured video, SLPs Heather Prenovost and Brittany Toney share ideas on creating and using photo albums to promote AAC use. This activity can be used at home, at school, and in therapy. Many thanks to Heather, Brittany, and Saltillo for creating and hosting this video. You can download the planning form discussed in this presentation here.  If you need the no-tech communication board, click here.   Direct Link to Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX8iB85oNjU&ab_channel=Saltillo 

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