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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #33: August 2019

August 18, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

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Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here’s what we’ve been up to. Check them out if you have the time. Monday – How I Do It: Putting the FUN Back in FUNctional Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Getting Started in AAC Assessment Thursday – PrAACtically Visual: More Supports for Your Toolbox :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: In the mood for a little more? Here are some selections for you to browse. 10 Tips for Starting AAC with the Little Ones How I Do It: A Framework for Success-Getting Started in the Exciting World of Communication and AAC PrAACtical Suggestions: How to Get Started with A New AAC Client How We Do It: AAC Training for Educational Assistants Visual Support for Places Around School

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Video of the Week: Preparing for an AAC Journey

September 23, 2015 by - 2 Comments

Video of the Week: Preparing for an AAC Journey

Looking to support a family who is new to AAC? Working with a teacher or SLP who is ready to boost their implementation of AAC across the day? Do we have a resource for you! The Angelman Syndrome Foundation has put together a truly amazing set of videos and support materials to help us get started in AAC implementation. While developed in support of children and adults with Angelman Syndrome, the information has much broader applicability and is appropriate for a wide range of developmental disabilities. The first one, From Goals to Growth: The Essential Elements Of An AAC System, is presented by SLP Maureen Nevers, an AAC Consultant from Burlington, Vermont. It covers the components of an AAC system and learn specific practices to increase the quality of an AAC system. You can get the handout for this presentation here. In the second video of the series, Maureen addresses the... [Read More...]

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A PrAACtical Look at Getting Started with AAC Symbols

October 7, 2012 by - 2 Comments

A PrAACtical Look at Getting Started with AAC Symbols

For this week’s video, we head back to the Aaron W. Perlman Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for a wonderful video about getting started with AAC symbols. We know you will enjoy this overview of some of the most popular AAC symbols and the lovely examples they share. –

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PrAACtical Resources to Scope Out

July 3, 2012 by - Leave your thoughts

PrAACtical Resources to Scope Out

Know someone who is new to the AAC field? – Lots of our fellow SLPs did their graduate work before there was much AAC training in the curriculum. If you are mentoring a professional who is trying to learn the basics of AAC, here is a great place to start. Scope provides information and services to people with disabilities in the UK. – A number of years ago, they developed an excellent set of resources that are still very prAACtical and useful today. There are 12 AAC modules with downloadable PDF documents that can help introduce professionals to this area of clinical/educational practice. – Click here to access those modules. –

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