Tag Archives: PECs
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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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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Scene Speak: An iPad app for anyone involved with children. App guide and giveaway.

  If you make it to the end of this post there's a special prize – a rafflecopter with a giveaway for THREE copies of Scene Speak! I'm not going to call this post about Scene Speak ($9.99 iPad only) a review. It's neither an overview of the app's features nor a rundown of how […]

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24 Hour FLASH Giveaway for TWO So Much 2 Say codes ($25 AAC app)

  I’ve written before about So Much 2 Say and also been lucky enough to be given copies of the app to give away. I now have another 2 copies of the app to share with my readers but the codes expire on Thursday so we need to make this a quick giveaway! How do […]

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Beat the heat: giveaway for $170 worth of cool apps!

Contest is now over – winners announced here. Summer heat getting you down? It's supposed to get up to 36 C (97 F) here in Toronto tomorrow. That's without the humidex! Instead of sitting in a bucket of ice however, I have arranged an extremely cool giveaway of some great apps for you. Click here […]

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How I make PECs on the iPad – Part 2

My first foray into this topic has so far proved to be the second most popular post on my blog – ever – so I decided to update it and tell you about my new favourite app for producing single PEC cards – DesignStudio by BoogieBot. For creating visuals that use multiple pictures, like first-then-next […]

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How I Make PECs on the iPad

For those of you not familiar with the acronym, PECS stands for Picture Exchange Communication System which is a form of augmentative alternative communication (AAC). One of my sons, Owen, uses this method to communicate and is currently starting on phase 4 (learning sentence structure). The cards that are the main component of PECS have […]

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