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PrAACtical Resources: Online AAC Support for Families During School Closures

March 19, 2020 by - 9 Comments

PrAACtical Resources: Online AAC Support for Families During School Closures

The AAC field is peppered with amazingly dedicated professionals who come up with creative solutions to the day’s latest challenges. In this guest post, SLP Laura Boates, a graduate of McGill University, shares some web-based materials that were created when her school system, Edmonton Catholic School District in Alberta Canada, announced school closures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Laura is incredibly passionate about helping every student find their voice through AAC. She is currently part of a multidisciplinary AAC team for assessment, trial, implementation, and funding of communication devices as well as supporting teachers and families using AAC. On Sunday, March 15th, the government of Alberta Canada announced the cancellation of all classes from Kindergarten to Grade 12, as well as the closure of all preschool and licensed childcare centres. However, it’s business as usual for staff, so teachers and therapists are working on creatively delivering curriculum and supports.... [Read More...]

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Throwback Thursday: Extension Activities for AAC Practice

May 17, 2018 by - Leave your thoughts

Throwback Thursday: Extension Activities for AAC Practice

Today, we’re revisiting some past posts for those who are looking to add more AAC practice activities into their routines. Happy talking! AT Recipes for Success: Shared Reading Sometimes I Feel Sunny Pete the Cat Bark, George Bear Wants More AT Recipes for Success: Sensorimotor Activities Fun with Balls & Dolls Fun with Cars & Bubbles Fun with Paint Daubers & Crayons Fun with Animal Puzzles & Potato Head AT Recipes for Success: Older Learners Fun with Scrapbooking & Computer Games Fun with Nail Polish & Magazines Fun with Cooking

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