Tag Archives: AAC

AAC Corner: Supporting Language Growth in AAC Learners

[Source:  PrAACtical AAC/Carol Zangari] Here’s a sobering thought. Relatively few users of AAC use grammatically correct sentences when they communicate. There are lots reasons for that, but in this post, we focus on understanding the things that contribute to that … Continue reading

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AAC Corner: How I Do It: A Year of Core Words in Action

[Source: PrAACtical AAC] Some of the best resources are the ones that we can modify to use in ways that fit our own specific needs. In this post, SLP Kim Hurley, a graduate of Indiana University, shares her experiences in experimenting … Continue reading

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AAC Corner: Rethinking the AAC Prompting Hierarchy in Severe Apraxia

[Source: Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs] Prompting Hierarchies have been a staple in special education, behavioral methodology and communication therapy for some time. However, when it comes to children with severe apraxia, with or without coexisting anxiety, (Rett Syndrome, … Continue reading

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AAC Corner: PrAACtically August: Resources for A Year of Core Vocabulary Words

[Source:  PraAACtical AAC] The summer is flying by here in Florida and we’re starting to think about heading back to school. Teachers, therapists, and aides play a pivotal role in helping AAC learners develop skills with core vocabulary so that … Continue reading

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AAC Corner: (Video) AAC for Students Who Can Speak

[Source:   PrAACtically AAC] We often get this question from our fellow SLPs, particularly those who work with students who have autism. From the question alone, it seems like AAC is not needed, and would be a step backward for … Continue reading

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