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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in the Home: Making the Transition

The following article was written by Sara Couch, a Cumberland SLP, when she was on assignment during the 2011/2012 school year. Ms. Couch  primarily works with students who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and one of the challenges that she frequently faces is educating her students’ families on how to use their child’s communication system outside of the school setting. 592 more words


More kitchen table talk

Is it possible to be a good student but a poor learner? I think so, based on my own personal experience. During my school years, good grades came easy. 719 more words

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Just the Right Teacher

We have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us: prophecy, in proportion to faith; ministry, in ministering; the teacher, in teaching …  550 more words

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Why I keep trying

We’re out of food – a common experience when you live with teenagers and they keep inviting friends over.  It’s a near-daily experience.  But the food levels in our house have become a bit tragically low, even for us. 1,274 more words

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Bathroom Videos: No Tolerance Update

A couple of weeks ago, The Man and I had to put our foot (our feet?) down and say no more bathroom videos.  I was extremely worried about the suddenness and severity of our decision, but there was no going back — I could only hope for the best, and merely wonder how we would handle anything else. 117 more words

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