Resources

SEP 01 2021

Tip of the Month - September 2021 - Masking a low tech AAC system

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

01 September 2021

Masking is the process of hiding specific words or symbols on an AAC system – it’s a fancy way of saying ‘covering up some of the words for a short while’. Masking should only ever be a temporary measure to support language d...

Masking is the process of hiding specific words or symbols on an AAC system – it’s a fancy way of saying ‘covering up some of the words for a short while’. Masking should only ever be a temporary measure to support language d...

AUG 18 2021

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 01 2021

Tip of the Month - August 2021 - Using Fun apps to motivate communication

Posted by: Jessamy Bell in Tip of the Month Preschool resources School aged resources

01 August 2021

Communication should be fun! Think about all the reasons you communicated today – greeting people, sharing something funny that happened to you yesterday, requesting your favourite coffee and more!

Communication should be fun! Think about all the reasons you communicated today – greeting people, sharing something funny that happened to you yesterday, requesting your favourite coffee and more!

NOV 02 2020

Tip of the Month November - 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...

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.

JUN 08 2020

Tip of the Month - June 2020 - Shared reading with Shared Tar Heel Reader

Posted by: Polly Thomas in Tip of the Month Preschool resources School aged resources

08 June 2020

Shared Reading is an evidence-based intervention that can help improve language, communication, and interaction skills. During shared reading, adults focus on maximizing interaction page-by-page while working toward helping s...

Shared Reading is an evidence-based intervention that can help improve language, communication, and interaction skills. During shared reading, adults focus on maximizing interaction page-by-page while working toward helping s...