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When All the Hard Work Pays Off

Braxton surprised us all today.

Using his talker, he told us he wanted to play his ABC Game. We gave him his dedicated play iPad with the app and had his talker next to him. 1,475 more words

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Top Five Blog Posts of 2015

Thank you for being a reader this year. Review the top five most read blog posts from this year.

5. Self Regulation: The Secret to Success… 125 more words


Janet Hurley Kopsch-Hitchner, MA, CCCSP

Title: Speech-Language Pathologist (Retired)
Company: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Location: Charlotte, NC United States
Distinguished Member 89 more words


When Being His Voice Hurts

Braxton came home with an assignment this week- to fill out an “All About Me” Poster. I looked at it and thought how fun it would be to work with Braxton helping him color it in and gluing pictures to show his classmates. 633 more words

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One Step

Jamie Bodden Austin, M.S. CCC/SLP-L- Assistive Technology Speech and Language Pathologist
Learning a language is a journey – be it a a first language, a foreign language, a light tech symbols systems (e.g. 477 more words


Augmentative and alternative communication supports for adults with autism spectrum disorders

The authors noted there is a lack of research examining the specific communication needs of these adults, let alone the outcomes of interventions aimed at addressing them. 172 more words

Myths and Realities of Augmentative Communication

By:  Amanda Nagle, MA, CCC-SLP/L

Parents understandably worry when they hear the words “speech generating device”, “AAC” and  “augmentative communication”. Concerns are voiced such as: 989 more words