Resources

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 29 2021

Tip of the Month - October 2021 - Voice Banking

Posted by: Ruth Johnston in Tip of the Month Adult Acquired resources

29 September 2021

Voice banking makes it possible for people to use their own voice or something that sounds similar, when it becomes necessary to use a Speech Generating Device (SGD) to communicate.

Voice banking makes it possible for people to use their own voice or something that sounds similar, when it becomes necessary to use a Speech Generating Device (SGD) to communicate.

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 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!

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.