Resources

JUL 13 2021

Massey University Honours Research Project

Posted by: Paula Shennan in Lowtech Resources

13 July 2021

We are pleased to support students completing their research around AAC. See the information sheets attached.

We are pleased to support students completing their research around AAC. See the information sheets attached.

JUN 30 2021

Tip of the Month - July 2021 - Guided access and Screen Time

Posted by: Helen Brunner in Tip of the Month

30 June 2021

Guided Access and Screen Time are two different features of the iPad operating systems that allow you to manage (and monitor) how and when users interact with their devices.

Guided Access and Screen Time are two different features of the iPad operating systems that allow you to manage (and monitor) how and when users interact with their devices.

MAY 31 2021

Tip of the Month - June 2021 - Touch Cues

Posted by: Jane Winter in Tip of the Month

31 May 2021

Touch cues (sometimes known as on-body signs) are physical prompts made on a person’s body. Using touch can be necessary for some people who may need more than just a visual symbol to make sense of the world around them.

Touch cues (sometimes known as on-body signs) are physical prompts made on a person’s body. Using touch can be necessary for some people who may need more than just a visual symbol to make sense of the world around them.

MAY 03 2021

Tip of the Month - May 2021 - Gesture Dictionary

Posted by: Polly Khushal in Tip of the Month

03 May 2021

A Gesture Dictionary also known as a Personal Communication Dictionary (PCD) or a Personal Gesture Dictionary (PGD) is a document that helps to outline the ways in which an individual communicates.

A Gesture Dictionary also known as a Personal Communication Dictionary (PCD) or a Personal Gesture Dictionary (PGD) is a document that helps to outline the ways in which an individual communicates.

APR 01 2021

Tip of the Month - April 2021 - Fuzzy Felts

Posted by: Polly Thomas & Jane Winter in Tip of the Month

01 April 2021

A personalized fuzzy felt story kit is an easy to make resource that provides a way for students with complex communication needs to engage in making up stories about things that interest them.

A personalized fuzzy felt story kit is an easy to make resource that provides a way for students with complex communication needs to engage in making up stories about things that interest them.

MAR 05 2021

Tip of the Month - March 2021 - Using Augmented Reality Apps to motivate communciation

Posted by: Jessamy Bell & Shauna McCabe in Tip of the Month

05 March 2021

Augmented reality is an interactive experience of a physical real-world environment with superimposed computer-generated images. AR adds digital elements to a live view often by using the camera on a smartphone or tablet.

Augmented reality is an interactive experience of a physical real-world environment with superimposed computer-generated images. AR adds digital elements to a live view often by using the camera on a smartphone or tablet.

FEB 05 2021

Tip of the Month - February 2021 - AAC and PPA

Posted by: Jessamy Bell in Tip of the Month

05 February 2021

People with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) benefit from visual support systems in order to help them understand language, events around them and express themselves. Visual supports are evidence based and there is research...

People with Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) benefit from visual support systems in order to help them understand language, events around them and express themselves. Visual supports are evidence based and there is research...

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...