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Make a LARGE Core Classroom Board

August 26, 2016 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Make a LARGE Core Classroom Board | Filed in: Communication, Language, Making Materials.

Every classroom with nonverbal or minimally verbal children needs a Classroom Core¹ Board!  This tool can be used for morning group instruction AND will provide ongoing exposure to the target core words.  Language concepts (core words) should be taught in a short, interactive hands-on activities that explicitly teaches the concept.   Nonverbal and verbal students (who • 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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