Archives: Communication

Adolescents and Adults with Beginning AAC

February 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Adolescents and Adults with Beginning AAC | Filed in: Communication.






For several months, I’ve learned information about things that I’m not really interested in knowing about. Now, I know the difference between a make and a model of cars. I know the weight and height of WWE wrestlers (wrestling and good trivia). I can recognize different breeds of dogs and I know the difference between NSYNC • Read More »

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Nonverbal and AAC, When, Why, and How

February 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Nonverbal and AAC, When, Why, and How | Filed in: Communication.






Many parents and professionals are concerned about using augmentative and alternative forms of communication (AAC) with young children because they are worried that the child will not talk if given the alternate form to use. Research is showing the opposite is true; using sign, pictures, or written words can help the child to become verbal. • Read More »

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Core Vocabulary

January 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Core Vocabulary | Filed in: Communication.






Would you like to see an example of teaching core vocabulary during morning group?  Here’s a video clip from Dynamic Learning Maps! For more information and additional training: DLM™ Core Vocabulary and Communication These modules focus on the use of core vocabulary as a support for communication for students who cannot use speech to meet their • Read More »

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