Resources

OCT 10 2018

Tip of the Month - October 2018: Using a large Core Board

Posted by: Polly Thomas in Tip of the Month

10 October 2018

Lots of classrooms around NZ have started using large wall size core boards to support their communications in the classrooms. These are a great tool to increase the modelling that students are exposed to as well as helping l...

Lots of classrooms around NZ have started using large wall size core boards to support their communications in the classrooms. These are a great tool to increase the modelling that students are exposed to as well as helping l...

SEP 17 2018

Tip of the Month - September 2018: Supporting Adult AAC Users

Posted by: Shauna McCabe in Tip of the Month

17 September 2018

Why are Support Workers Critical in an AAC User’s Journey? People using AAC should have the opportunity to say whatever they need to say, to whomever they want to say it to, whenever they want. However they may need suppor...

Why are Support Workers Critical in an AAC User’s Journey? People using AAC should have the opportunity to say whatever they need to say, to whomever they want to say it to, whenever they want. However they may need suppor...

AUG 29 2018

Tip of the Month - August 2018 : Switch accessible games

Posted by: Kate Charlesworth in Tip of the Month

29 August 2018

Switch adapted games are a great tool to use with kids or adults who are physically impaired. They can be used for two main purposes: 1 – To allow people with limited physical ability to independently play games through...

Switch adapted games are a great tool to use with kids or adults who are physically impaired. They can be used for two main purposes: 1 – To allow people with limited physical ability to independently play games through...

JUL 06 2018

Tip of the Month – July 2018: Overcoming barriers to writing

Posted by: Helen Brunner in Tip of the Month

06 July 2018

Overcoming Barriers to Writing Writing with alternate pencils Writing – putting our thoughts on paper to share with others now or later, in the same space as us, or at a distance – is a complex task.  It involves many...

Overcoming Barriers to Writing Writing with alternate pencils Writing – putting our thoughts on paper to share with others now or later, in the same space as us, or at a distance – is a complex task.  It involves many...

JUN 01 2018

Tip of the Month – June 2018: Voice Control of Mobile Phones

Posted by: Mark Dewar in Tip of the Month

01 June 2018

Voice Control of Mobile Phones People can often struggle with using their mobile phones with their hands for a number of reasons, such as: Decreased upper limb function/movementVisual problemsDecreased hand function/dexteri...

Voice Control of Mobile Phones People can often struggle with using their mobile phones with their hands for a number of reasons, such as: Decreased upper limb function/movementVisual problemsDecreased hand function/dexteri...

MAY 03 2018

Tip of the Month – May 2018: Stimming and AAC

Posted by: Fern Maxwell in Tip of the Month

03 May 2018

When introducing AAC to beginning communicators, it is not unusual for teams to be concerned about “stimming” or repetitive behaviours. Many clients are noted to say the same thing over and over again which can be concerning...

When introducing AAC to beginning communicators, it is not unusual for teams to be concerned about “stimming” or repetitive behaviours. Many clients are noted to say the same thing over and over again which can be concerning...

APR 03 2018

Tip of the Month – April 2018: Increasing communication opportunities for adults with CCN

Posted by: Polly Thomas in Tip of the Month Adult Acquired resources

03 April 2018

A great way to encourage adults with complex communication needs to increase their communication skills is to give them a sense of control. This can be achieved by continually providing opportunities for the individual to hav...

A great way to encourage adults with complex communication needs to increase their communication skills is to give them a sense of control. This can be achieved by continually providing opportunities for the individual to hav...