Tag Archive: Switch Access

Let’s Play! Using Switch-accessible iPad Games for AAC Learning

May 16, 2019 by - 1 Comment

Let's Play! Using Switch-accessible iPad Games for AAC Learning

If you’ve been planning to begin using switch-accessible iPad games in your AAC work but haven’t quite gotten it all figured out, this post is for you. We’re delighted to introduce PrAACtical AAC readers to Daniel Rigney, an SLP who with students who have complex communication needs at the Rosedale School in Austin, Texas. Daniel’s professional interests include the AT/AAC Maker Movement (see this post for info on that topic), language development for students with moderate to severe disabilities, and disability rights. He also maintains a YouTube channel, Assistive Technology ATX, with helpful AT content and tips. In this post, Daniel shares the process he uses for integrating iPad games into AAC therapy for students who use switches rather than direct selection. :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Let’s Play! Using Switch-accessible iPad Games for AAC Learning iPad games can be a great teaching tool for core vocabulary. From having your angry birds “go” to... [Read More...]

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Video of the Week: Angling Switches for Better Access

February 2, 2014 by - Leave your thoughts

Video of the Week: Angling Switches for Better Access

Having great AAC technology is not much help if the client can’t access it, but sometimes big access issues can be solved with little tweaks. In this video, Sue Russell, from the Boston Children’s Augmentative Communication Program, gives us some ideas for easy-to-make switch mounts. Direct link to video: http://youtu.be/yEsYacnzjNY

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