Want the AAC four letter word!

Want the AAC four letter word!

WANT and Communication WANT a four-letter word! So that got your attention. I feel that WANT is one of the most overused words in AAC and speech therapy.  I would like to take a moment to get you thinking about WANT! Let’s think about want and functional early...
AAC Getting Started

AAC Getting Started

Where do I start? One of the many things that I have learned about working with children is the need to be flexible.  I might design what I feel is a “perfect” starting place for a child only to find out the level was too high or too low!  Below are some...
Why You Should Take AAC Out of the Box!

Why You Should Take AAC Out of the Box!

In my CFY year, I worked in a classroom with individuals that were minimally verbal to nonverbal.  At the time, at least 8 out of 12 of my students had some communication device.  I took most of these AAC devices out of the box for the first time and figured out how...