Receptive language, which includes listening and reading, is the language that we understand. Learn about 5 ways to increase one’s receptive language skills.
We had the unique opportunity to discuss all things AAC with Tara Rudnicki, President of Tobii Dynavox North American Market. We are both big advocates for AAC and individuals with complex communication needs, and we left the conversation feeling educated and revitalized about high-tech systems.
Multimodal communication is a method of communicating using a variety of methods, including verbal language, sign language, and different types of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
Phonological awareness skills are essential for learning how to read. Intervention may be warranted if a child does not meet age-appropriate standards for literacy-related skill areas. This article discusses how to use our formula to write phonological awareness goals (with goal bank)!
More AAC assessment tools have become available in recent years (and they keep growing!). One thing to take note of is that dynamic assessment is key for best practice when evaluating the pediatric population. In this post, we also share links to various AAC evaluation and progress measures.
Books are one of the best resources for encouraging speech, language, and communication development. The following are some of our favorite books to use in therapy and at home.