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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #38: September 2019

September 22, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

Decorative image reading AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #38: September 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends! Here are some posts you may have missed in your busy week. Monday – How I Do It: Setting Up an AAC Implementation Plan Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: The Unspoken Voices Project Thursday – PrAACtical Resources: Partner Strategies Booklet & Communication Functions Poster ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: If you have time, here are a few more posts to check out. AAC Vocabulary Lists PrAACtical Suggestions: 5 Ways to Elicit Language Without Asking a Direct Question Are you AACtually Listening? PrAACtical Suggestions: How to Get Started with A New AAC Client PrAACtical Questions: How Do I Find Good AAC Service Providers? Have a great week!

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Don’t Ask: 5 Reasons to De-Emphasize Questions in Your AAC Therapy

October 8, 2012 by - 3 Comments

Don’t Ask: 5 Reasons to De-Emphasize Questions in Your AAC Therapy

Questions are more like assessment than they are like instruction. Don’t believe us? Look at the questions these therapists posed and see if you didn’t feel like you were being quizzed. What’s your name? Where do you live? Do you know your address? How old are you? When’s your birthday? What school do you go to? What’s your teacher’s name? What’s that called? What do we do with that? Can you tell me more about it? Just to be clear, we think data-based decision-making always plays an important role in good therapy. However, assessment is assessment. Assessment helps us figure out what to teach and how to teach it. But it should look and sound very different than instruction. So when the SLP tells us she is going to teach a new skill by asking a question, we start to tense up. Here’s why we’re de-emphasizing questions in our AAC... [Read More...]

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AAC Language Facilitation Round-Up

June 30, 2012 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Language Facilitation Round-Up

Posts you may have missed on facilitating language in AAC intervention – Language Facilitation Strategies Recasting F is for Feedback Video of the Week: F is for Feedback The Art of Scaffolding as a Language Facilitation Strategy – Next month, we focus on supporting behavior so that our AAC therapy sessions have a maximal impact.

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