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.
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.
Our Thanksgiving Flashcards are a quick way to prep for a therapy, classroom, or home activity as Turkey Day approaches. FREE to download and print from our TpT page. In this post we also include a variety of ways they can be used to work on speech and language skills.
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!
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.
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 !