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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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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #31: August 2019

August 4, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #31: August 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are a handful of posts that you may have missed. Monday –  PrAACtically August: AAC Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Words Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Reading with AAC at the Beenleigh School Thursday – PrAACtically Visual: Supporting Communication Across Activities & Environments :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #30: July 2019

July 28, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #30: July 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts you may have missed. Monday – AAC Resources for Core Vocabulary Teaching Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: A Recipe for Summer AAC Thursday – PrAACtically Visual: Supports for Self-regulation & Understanding Expectations :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Here are a few more to explore before you go. Why We Love Language Experience Activities 5 Things to Do If You’re Not Confident Teaching Core Vocabulary Building Sentence Length through Conversational Routines & Games 5 Quick & Easy Games That Build AAC Skills 5 Ways to Promote Generalization of AAC Use Have a great week, AAC friends!

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #29: July 2019

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #29: July 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts you may have missed. Monday – PrAACtical Resources: A Potpourri of Visual Supports, AAC Handouts, & More Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Thinking Beyond the Device – What Autistic Adults who Use Speech & AAC Can Teach Us Thursday – PrAACtically Visual: Supports to Organize Time and Tasks ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Before you go, here are a few of Karen Natoci’s popular literacy-focused posts to check out. PrAACtically Reading with Karen Natoci: Yo! Yes? PrAACtically Reading with Karen Natoci: The Family Book PrAACtically Reading with Karen Natoci: Hello Baby PrAACtically Reading with Karen Natoci: The Five Senses PrAACtically Reading with Karen Natoci: Are You My Mother?

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #24 – June 2019

June 16, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #24 - June 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts that you may not have seen during your busy week. Monday – How I Do It: Pocket Flipbooks for Adults & Teens Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Mental Health & AAC Thursday – PrAACtical AAC: Giving Readers a Voice (Please help with this if you can, friends.) ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: If you have a few more minutes, stick around and explore some more. From Activity-based AAC to Robust Language Activity Schedule AACtion AACtual Therapy with Jeanne Tuthill: An Informal Assessment Activity A PrAACtical Literacy Activity for Beginning Communicators 10 Posts on Activity Ideas for Language Therapy with AAC

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #23 – June 2019

June 9, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #23 - June 2019

Good morning, AAC friends! Today, we’re sharing AAC posts that you may have missed and also asking for your feedback so that we can improve the functionality of our PrAACtical AAC website. We would be grateful if you could take a few minutes and respond to a short survey. You can do that below or using this link: https://forms.gle/PMmFo3oVV1DK926G8. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: And now, onto those posts that you may have missed in your busy week. Monday – PrAACtical Resources: AAC-focused Summer Camps Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Growing Up with AAC in the Family Thursday –  How We Do It: Incorporating Core Vocabulary Throughout the School Day ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: For those of you who want to browse a little bit more, here are a few suggestions. Supporting AAC Learners in Working with Words Teaching AAC and Sight Words AT for Writing Supporting AAC Learners in Emergent... [Read More...]

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #22 – June 2019

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week #22 - June 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts that you might enjoy. Monday – Honoring Memorial Day Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Ready, Set, Goal Thursday – How We Do It: AAC in the Special Education Classroom – Continuing the Journey ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Before you head out the door, here are a few posts to explore in honor of Aphasia Awareness Month. Making It Work: 6 AAC Strategies for People with Aphasia Low Tech AAC for Adults with Aphasia: What Does That Mean? A Fresh Look at AAC & Aphasia with Dr. Kristy Weissling 5 Questions about Aphasia & Communication Books Bridging the Gap: Helping People with Aphasia to Compensate for Their Language Difficulties

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 20 – May 2019

May 19, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 20 - May 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends. Here are some posts you may have missed in your busy week. Monday – PrAACtical AAC Spanish Language Initiative Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: The Role of AAC For Learners with Autism Thursday – Let’s Play! Using Switch-accessible iPad Games for AAC Learning ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Have time for a little more reading? Maybe one of these suggestions will interest you. Let’s Go Outside! 5 PrAACtical Ideas Structured Play Groups Using Visual Scene Displays to Build Language and Literacy Aided Language Input During Play From Solitary Play to Interaction: 5 Things to Try With Kids Who Love Their iPad Games One last thing: Happy Better Hearing and Speech Month! In honor of our PrAACtical AAC Spanish Language Initiative, we’re sharing this wonderful graphic from a wonderful young SLP who graduated on Friday. Congratulations, Susana!

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 19 – May 2019

May 12, 2019 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 19 - May 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends, and Happy Mother’s Day! If AAC is on your mind, we have some reading material for you. Monday – PrAACtically Reading: Over on the Farm with Karen Natoci & Karen Baca Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Classroom-based AAC Thursday – How We Do It: Increasing AAC Acceptance and Making Better Communication Partners In Our School Have time for a little more? Here are a couple of suggestions. AAC Funding Help Building Your AAC SLP Toolkit: Obtaining Free Apps for AAC Evaluations Check Your Knowledge of AT History AACtual Therapy: Making Core Words Fun for Students with Autism AAC Goes to Summer Camp

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 18 – May 2019

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AAC Posts from PrAACtical Week # 18 - May 2019

Happy Sunday, AAC friends! Here are some posts that may be of interest. Monday – PrAACtically May: More AAC Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Words Tuesday – AAC Link Up Wednesday – Video of the Week: Looking at AAC Modeling Thursday – How We Do It: Coaching AAC Use in the Natural Environment :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Before you go, check out these posts from the archives. It’s PrAACtically Mother’s Day- 5 Activities that Support Communicating with Mom Using Vest Displays with Preschoolers on the Autism Spectrum Aided Language Input During Play Five Resources for Making and Using Visual Scene Displays From Solitary Play to Interaction: 5 Things to Try With Kids Who Love Their iPad Games

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