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How to Use AAC During the Holidays

How to Use AAC During the Holidays

Core words, fringe words, and social questions all have a place in special events and celebrations! Photos, jokes, music, and more messages are additional ways an individual can use their high tech AAC device to interact with others during the holidays, too.

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What is AAC? [Defining the Terms]

What is AAC? [Defining the Terms]

Low tech, mid tech, and high tech augmentative alternative communication (AAC): a brief breakdown. In this post we will define AAC, discuss different versions of AAC, and provide clarity to some AAC terms and buzzwords. The perfect wrap up to AAC Awareness Month!

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How to Choose Fringe Words

How to Choose Fringe Words

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.

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AAC During Food Prep

AAC During Food Prep

Mealtimes and snack times are some of the best opportunities to elicit language at home or during therapy. This article features a fun step-by-step trail mix recipe to help work on core vocabulary! Also featured on languageduringmealtime.com !

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What are Fringe Words?

What are Fringe Words?

Fringe words, also known as fringe vocabulary, refer to words specific to a topic, individual, or environment. While core words make up about 80% of our everyday language. fringe words make up about 20% of it.

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What Are Core Words?

What Are Core Words?

Core words or 'core vocabulary' have been AAC and language learning buzzwords, recently! Our latest article dives into the principles behind core words and their importance for AAC users. Look out for future articles that discuss teaching core and fringe words too!

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