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 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.

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...