Resources

NOV 17 2020

Tip of the Month - November 2020 - Using a Partner Assisted Scanning Communication Book with Adults

Posted by: Lauren Forster in Tip of the Month Low Tech Resources Adult Acquired resources

17 November 2020

When we talk about people having ‘physical access needs’, or ‘difficulties with physical access’, we mean that they don’t have adequate use of their hands to be able to physically touch/point to a communication book or device...

When we talk about people having ‘physical access needs’, or ‘difficulties with physical access’, we mean that they don’t have adequate use of their hands to be able to physically touch/point to a communication book or device...

NOV 02 2020

Eye Gaze Activity Boards to Develop Emergent Eye Gaze Skills

Posted by: Jessamy Bell in Tip of the Month Preschool resources Low Tech Resources

02 November 2020

Eye gaze activity boards are a great starting point for someone who is just starting to learn to use their eyes to communicate. Eye gaze is an access method for those who cannot directly select words or phrases on a communica...

Eye gaze activity boards are a great starting point for someone who is just starting to learn to use their eyes to communicate. Eye gaze is an access method for those who cannot directly select words or phrases on a communica...

OCT 05 2020

Tip of the Month - October 2020 - CORE-AOKE

This is a fantastic resource we have just discovered from the ACC Family Fun playlists. Thank you team – this is very cool! This team have made multiple playlists in Youtube of songs that have a core vocabulary chorus you can...

This is a fantastic resource we have just discovered from the ACC Family Fun playlists. Thank you team – this is very cool! This team have made multiple playlists in Youtube of songs that have a core vocabulary chorus you can...

SEP 21 2020

Tip of Month - September 2020 - Social Stories

Posted by: Lauren Forster in Tip of the Month Low Tech Resources

21 September 2020

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

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

SEP 01 2020

New Zealand Vocab files

Posted by: Paula Shennan in High Tech Resources

01 September 2020

TalkLink have made some changes to some standard vocabularies to allow for New Zealand vocabulary to be used. These are available for CAT1 assessors on funded devices.

TalkLink have made some changes to some standard vocabularies to allow for New Zealand vocabulary to be used. These are available for CAT1 assessors on funded devices.

AUG 28 2020

Resources for COVID-19

We know that many of us are feeling anxious or nervous with the latest developments around the COVID19 Pandemic. These feelings may also be felt by the people we are working with, some of which may find it difficult to unders...

We know that many of us are feeling anxious or nervous with the latest developments around the COVID19 Pandemic. These feelings may also be felt by the people we are working with, some of which may find it difficult to unders...

AUG 27 2020

Tip of the Month - August 2020 - Practical Strategies to encourage and support Communication

Posted by: Polly Thomas & Jessamy Bell in Tip of the Month Preschool resources Low Tech Resources Adult Acquired resources

27 August 2020

Here are a range of strategies that SLTs often use to encourage students to communicate. They work really well to support students to use their communication systems.

Here are a range of strategies that SLTs often use to encourage students to communicate. They work really well to support students to use their communication systems.