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AAC Bootcamp by Lauren Enders

This is a poster that we use a lot! It has lots of information for raising AAC awareness, and lets communication partners know how to get their AAC users communicating! The full poster can be found on the link below. AAC BOOT CAMP SHEET 4a The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Paula ShennanSpeech Language Therapist at The Talklin

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Incredibox resources

Incredibox is a great website that allows the creative side to come out in everyone. You are in control of the music, choose the order and make some great tunes! You are able to record the videos and share them, we would love to see what you come up with! This is  agreat activity to …

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September Tip of the Month – Voice Banking

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Written by Jackie Hancock, SLT, South Island Voice banking is the recording of one’s natural voice for the possible eventuality of losing one’s voice. Software then utilises these recordings in a speech generating device or on a computer so that the person may communicate using a copy of their voice.

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August Tip of the Month – Social Stories

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Social Stories. For some people, it is difficult to understand rules for social interactions, to deal with change or to understand activities with many steps. Social Stories can support people with these difficulties.

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TalkLink – Jamie Blair the Emergent Communicator and Reader

Meet Jamie, a happy, busy, active 11 year old boy like any other.  At age 3 he was diagnosed with Autism and Intellectual disability.  Jamie has the mental age of a 3-4 year old, he presently can’t read or write.  Jamie has limited expressive communication and up until the age 9 he had little receptive …

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Tip of the Month May – Apps for sharing and schedules

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  As the iPad app world continues to grow and develop, we thought it was time to have a look at some apps that are useful for sharing photos and videos and for visual schedules. The apps listed below are a small selection of the many that are available on the Apple App store.  These …

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Tip of the Month April 2015 – Modelling

Tip of the Month April 2015 Modelling By Fern Jones (SLT) Language learning is a fun and exciting time. Parents will often share stories of interesting things their child has said or phrases that have been picked up from ‘mum and dad’ talk. We all learn language through exposure to it via relationships we make with our primary care givers.

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Tip of The Month February 2015 – Powerlink Ideas

Do you have a Powerlink already? Maybe there is one in a cupboard at school or maybe you have one but are just running

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