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Stop Playing Games!!

What?!  Did I just actually say don’t play games in speech? Not quite, but please let me explain.  As I travel around speech rooms supervising new therapists and working with my own private speech kiddos, I have noticed a trend.   325 more words

Cooking with Core: An AAC Mashup

I love everything related to food!  (It might be my real passion.)   I love reading cookbooks, watching TV cooking shows, experimenting with recipes, planning dinner parties, browsing through specialty food stores, listening to food-based podcasts (LOVE America’s Test Kitchen) and acquiring all sorts of cooking gadgets and appliances.   312 more words


Why I Want Mateo To Have A Personalized Voice Of His Own

There are new technologies out there that could help Mateo speak with a voice that is unlike any other.  Blending his own natural voice with a donor voice, like his dad’s, VocalID would create a voice of his very own.  567 more words


Fringe Makes Me Cringe

Happy Better Speech and Hearing Month. It’s finally May and I’ve been reflecting on what this career has meant to me personally. To those SLPs who have worked with Mateo and helped him accomplish amazing things, I thank you.  608 more words


For the LOVE of CORE Day 7: Check THIS Pinterest Page

February 7, 2014

Do you Pinterest?  Do you use those ‘Pin This’ buttons when browsing the internet?  There is a Pinterest that should be of most interest to you if AAC, Assistive Technology, iOS apps and more ring your bell. 354 more words


For the LOVE of CORE Day 6: See THIS Blog...PrAACtical AAC

February 6, 2014

One of my absolutely favorite blog and web resources is PrAACtical AAC. Created in 2012 by two master professors of speech and language pathology:   260 more words


For the LOVE of CORE Day 5: Core Word Sentence Building with Clicker Apps

February 5, 2014

Crick Software out of the UK has been making Clicker software to aid in reading and writing instruction for many years. You can actually try… 481 more words