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JAN 15 2019

Tip of the Month - January 2019 02: Supporting Literacy at Home: Why? & How?

Posted by: Helen Brunner in Tip of the Month

15 January 2019

Literacy, viewed here as the ability to create and comprehend text, is a key skill for living in today’s society.  Whilst school plays an important part in developing literacy skills, backing this up at home is important...

Literacy, viewed here as the ability to create and comprehend text, is a key skill for living in today’s society.  Whilst school plays an important part in developing literacy skills, backing this up at home is important...

JAN 08 2019

Tip of the Month - January 2019: Alternative Styluses

Posted by: Kate Charlesworth in Tip of the Month

08 January 2019

For some people, being able to use smart phones and tablets can be difficult due to small screen sizes, as well as the limited function in their hands and fingers. Disabled people may have trouble navigating around a...

For some people, being able to use smart phones and tablets can be difficult due to small screen sizes, as well as the limited function in their hands and fingers. Disabled people may have trouble navigating around a...

DEC 03 2018

Tip of the Month - December 2018: Christmas and AAC

Posted by: Ruth O'Dwyer in Tip of the Month

03 December 2018

Christmas is a fantastic, fun time of the year where people who use AAC can join in on all of the commotion! Here are some ideas on how everyone can get involved over the Xmas holidays. Help me make Christmas cards and...

Christmas is a fantastic, fun time of the year where people who use AAC can join in on all of the commotion! Here are some ideas on how everyone can get involved over the Xmas holidays. Help me make Christmas cards and...

NOV 20 2018

Tip of the Month - November 2018: Vision Accessibility Features for iOS Phones

Posted by: Zoe Ronald in Tip of the Month

20 November 2018

The Apple operating system, known as iOS, provides a complete suite of accessibility features for users with visual impairments.  In this guide, we can show you what is possible with these devices to help support visual...

The Apple operating system, known as iOS, provides a complete suite of accessibility features for users with visual impairments.  In this guide, we can show you what is possible with these devices to help support visual...

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...