Check out some of our favorite YouTube channels and virtual tours (live cams too)! We also discuss ways in which they can be used to target receptive, expressive, and pragmatic language skills.
Hannah Smith, LCSW OSW-C is a dedicated licensed social worker. Her services are (most recently) devoted to a cancer center and adoption agency in Charlotte, North Carolina. She shared her journey getting into her field and broke down some of the misconceptions placed on social work.
Selecting fringe words for individual's AAC devices should be thoughtful and intentional. The process includes considering how the vocabulary will be used, as well as their culture, environments, and communication partners.
This is a free (our favorite) resource containing activities for targeting pragmatic language goals, including both verbal and nonverbal skills. This includes initiating communication, eye contact, and maintaining a conversation
Thinking about exploring a mid tech AAC system for a client or loved one? There are several factors to consider... From communication needs, to literacy skills, to lifestyle, and more; there are several key elements to consider when trialing and selecting a mid tech AAC device.