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It’s PrAACtically Mother’s Day- 5 Activities that Support Communicating with Mom

May 8, 2013 by - Leave your thoughts

It's PrAACtically Mother's Day- Communicating with Mom

It’s PrAACtically Mother’s Day and we are thinking about gifts and activities that promote communication, language, & literacy. Here are 5 activities that are fun and interesting to plan for and do interactively.  In the end, there will also be a tangible and/or intangible gift for mom. Enjoy and please share any additional activities that you have done or seen that you think are great. Visual Supports to Support Conversations with Moms-Thanks so much to Joel Shaul at Autism Teaching Strategies for creating this great visual support that helps support  meaningful conversations with mom. Saying I Love You On Mother’s Day– Ideas for teaching communication of “I Love You” for beginning communicator. Mother’s Day Word List– Ideas for using this Mother’s Day Word Bank to create a poem, story, or more.. Words, words, and more words for conversation about mom. Your Special Chef– Use this picture recipe and lesson plan... [Read More...]

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Magic Moments with Toca Boca Doctor

February 10, 2012 by - Leave your thoughts

Magic Moments- Toca Boca Doctor

Magic Moments:  AAC Intervention with Apps You Love-                                    Toca Boca Doctor                                                 “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”… If it were only that simple.  But it is not that easy and since we are right in the middle of cold and flu season, it reminds us about teaching AAC users to let us know when they are not feeling well.  The more we can find ways to make the concepts of pain, injury, and distress more concrete and specific, the easier it is to learn.  Telling others about your own discomfort is an important self-advocacy and self-determination skill. —- On a more PrAACtical note, telling about your symptoms... [Read More...]

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