Speech / language impaired

Discovering Communication


Michael B. Williams uses a speech generating device in a clip from "How Far We've Come, How Far We've Got To Go: Tales From the AAC Trenches".

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iPads for AAC at Malkara


Short segment showing the use of AAC with the iPad as the SGD at Malkara Specialist School.

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Teenager with autism learning to use "his words" on AAC device


Kreed is learning to use his Dynavox maestro instead of hurting himself when he is mad. This is from today- he wanted to go somewhere else after OT but his teacher was coming so we needed to be home.

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Tess and Alli Chatting with AAC


Tess came all the way from Texas and visited Alli in our Georgia office yesterday. Tess and Alli are both terrifically smart young ladies who use AAC devices to communicate.

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AAC Developing Participation, Part 2: Building Fundamentals

Thursday, May 9, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

Second in a series on AAC from AbleNet University.

The purpose of Part 2: Building Fundamentals is designed to help the children function with AAC because their communication matters. Children can learn to express their choices about daily preferences and take turns with peers. Their voice will be heard, even if that voice is a Little Mac, a Big Mac, or their own voice as they point to a communication board or use a communication switch.

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Core Vocabulary Across Everyday Settings

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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The right vocabulary selection can enable an individual using AAC to communicate and interact throughout the day, where ever they go, and with a variety of partners.

This archived webinar illustrates why core vocabulary is so valuable. The right vocabulary selection can enable an individual using AAC to communicate and interact throughout the day, where ever they go, and with a variety of partners.

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Helping To Communicate with AAC


This video demonstrates how clients at Valley of the Sun School and Habilitation Center, DTA6, are getting to know other AAC users and struggling readers and writers in elementary school.

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Advice to Teachers from People Who Use AAC


This video features a 2 people who use AAC. Each had very different experiences going through school; however, they have similar words of advice for people, especially general education teachers, about supporting students who use AAC in general education classrooms.

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Using the IPAD for Speech Therapy at Peninsula Rehab Center


Patients at Peninsula Rehab Center use the IPad to communicate with therapists and family. Proloquo software is designed for the patients to tap the creen and form sentences. This technology has opened up th lines of communication and is allowing patients to recover more easily.

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UCP of San Luis Obispo's iPads Without Limits Program


The iPad Without Limits program gives iPads to children and teens with disabilities. This video spotlights Tyler Monteiro, a San Luis Obispo resident who has both down syndrome and autism and is non-verbal. In Winter 2011, Tyler was given an iPad. He learned how to use it and more importantly how to communicate with it faster than we could have hoped for.

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