Resources

MAY 10 2022

Tip of the Month - May 2022 - Sharing News between home and school

Involving students in sharing their news about their day at school or their news from home is a great time to develop language skills. Most of us like talking about ourselves...what we have been doing, our stories and events...

Involving students in sharing their news about their day at school or their news from home is a great time to develop language skills. Most of us like talking about ourselves...what we have been doing, our stories and events...

FEB 01 2022

Tip of the Month - February 2022 - Attention and Listening

Posted by: Michelle Erlam in Tip of the Month Preschool resources School aged resources

01 February 2022

Attention and listening skills are some of the foundation skills to developing good language skills. The ability to watch, listen and retain information from the people you are sharing an activity with, is an essential skill...

Attention and listening skills are some of the foundation skills to developing good language skills. The ability to watch, listen and retain information from the people you are sharing an activity with, is an essential skill...

DEC 01 2021

Tip of the Month December 2021 - Using your AAC device at Christmas

Posted by: Shauna McCabe in Tip of the Month Families Preschool resources School aged resources

01 December 2021

Christmas is a fantastic, fun time of the year where people who use AAC can join in on all the commotion! Here are some ideas on how everyone can get involved over the festive season.

Christmas is a fantastic, fun time of the year where people who use AAC can join in on all the commotion! Here are some ideas on how everyone can get involved over the festive season.

NOV 01 2021

Tip of the Month November 2021 - Supporting Receptive Language

Posted by: Bridget Thompson in Tip of the Month Preschool resources School aged resources

01 November 2021

Receptive language is the ability to understand information. It involves understanding the words, sentences and meaning of what others say or of what you read.

Receptive language is the ability to understand information. It involves understanding the words, sentences and meaning of what others say or of what you read.

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...