Tag Archives: AAC
I Can See Just Fine by Eric Barclay

Helping an AAC user learn new vocabulary

  As regular readers know, Owen is working hard with the AAC app Proloquo2Go and is doing very well. How am I helping my AAC user to learn new vocabulary? Well, I thought I might share some practical things I’m doing that might be useful to those of you who are always looking for ideas […]

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Things my autistic kids love: Swimming. Or, how we’re going beyond requesting with AAC

  I’ve previously shared with you how much Owen and Oliver love public transit and books and I had planned for some time that the next post in the series would be about swimming. An added bonus arose this week when implementing my plan to use the things Owen loves as a way to go […]

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GoNow Sleek iPad Case by Attainment Company

iPad cases – when iDevices are used for AAC – a review of the GoNow Sleek

  Some posts remain a work in progress for a long time. This one however has set new records and for that I apologize, both to readers who have been waiting for it and to Attainment Company, who kindly gave me a GoNow Sleek case to review. I had the post ready to go in […]

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Owen using Grace App for AAC

Autism and AAC: Five things I wish I had known

  In the title of this post I’ve linked autism and AAC for a specific reason. A lot of the points here are equally applicable to people who have a different disability but my argument in this particular post is for ALL autistic people to have access to AAC, regardless of whether they can speak. […]

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Ten great visual support apps

  If your kids are having a tough time with Back to School, consider helping them along with visual supports. Why do I like visual aids? Here’s why: My kids can’t always process what you tell them but they can understand what you show them. For learning new skills a visual task list is worth […]

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Chatting with Owen on the subway: an AAC eye-opener

  As those who read my recent post on this subject know, I’m currently working on building up Owen’s core vocabulary using Proloquo2Go (P2G), an AAC app we recently acquired thanks to the generosity of friends. Prior to getting P2G we were working with TalkTablet and Owen’s communication home page in that app was put […]

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See Owen using Proloquo2Go!

  I’ve got a couple of posts drafted about AAC (I think my epitaph will read ‘She had a post drafted about this’) but I just had to share with you the initial successes I’ve had using Proloquo2Go (P2G) with Owen. An extremely kind friend gifted the app to me to use at home with […]

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Great app deals: Smarty Ears

  I dont normally do Great App deal posts unless the price drop is 50% or greater and I really love the app. However, when it’s an expensive app at a great price, it seems to be a good idea to make an exception. When it’s expensive *apps* at a great price then it’s definitely […]

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SBKM 2,000 Facebook ‘likes’: Giveaways!

  As usual, I will be adding to this list daily so keep checking back for new things to win. Thanks to everyone who has donated apps and other prizes – your support is greatly appreciated! Click on the title of the app to view it in iTunes. Remember you can also always find all […]

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Great app deal: Choiceworks by BeeVisual

  So many blog posts, so little time! I had to make time however to ensure all of you are aware that Choiceworks has dropped in price to only $4.99. I have no idea how long this price drop will be in effect so if you don’t yet have a copy of this Visual Support […]

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