Backing up AAC is a big part of what we do as SLPs. It ensures that all of the progress AAC users have made using newly added/modified vocabulary isn’t lost during an update or device malfunction. We’ll give you some helpful links to make it a seamless process too!
Wordless videos and animated shorts are great for eliciting speech, language, and communication. They are entertaining for individuals of all ages, and are great activities for both speech therapy sessions and at home.
Phonological awareness is essential for learning how to read. When a child has these awareness skills, they can understand that words can be broken down into smaller parts. Some children pick this up naturally, while others may require intervention.
Sequencing Cards were our Best of therapy tool for the month of April! Not only are they easy visuals to make, but they are also customizable to the individual you are working with. We discuss why sequencing is important and relevant to our day-to-day life.
Aided Language Stimulation, sometimes known as Aided Language Input, is a method of modeling language using an AAC device while an AAC user is observing. The purpose of it is to build communication skills using an AAC device.
Check out our June calendar that contains 30 days of fun activities, which promote language and communication development for individuals of all ages! Activities include scavenger hunts, indoor and outdoor activities, and household tasks.
Fluency goals are targeted in speech-language therapy when an individual presents with a fluency disorder. Fluency disorders can include stuttering or cluttering. We briefly explain these disorders and how to write goals appropriate for treatment. Goal bank included!