Sign Language vs. AAC

Almost every parent starts teaching their child baby sign language around six months. This usually includes basic ASL(American Sign Language) signs like more, please, and eat. Developmentally this works for children under 18 months since they have developed the oral motor skills to produce speech. What about when your child passes the 2 year mark? … Continue reading Sign Language vs. AAC

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) at Home: Why is it so important?

AAC does not stop at the end of the school day. It NEEDS to be generalized across all settings. This doesn't just entail private therapies but also in your home and community! Every time you are asking a question, talking about an event, or addressing a child that uses AAC you NEED to be implementing … Continue reading Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) at Home: Why is it so important?

Lessonpix.com: The Custom Learning Materials Mecca

Lessonpix.com is one of the greatest resources! This is not a sponsored post. I truly just feel that strongly about them! If you’re like me, and you are not into buying clipart on TPT to make things, Lessonpix is fantastic! For a small $30 a year you get access to an abundant amount of resources. … Continue reading Lessonpix.com: The Custom Learning Materials Mecca

AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) and Aided Language Simulation

A lot of my kiddos have limited or emerging language skills. Some students use AAC devices to clarify their speech. Others use it as their sole means of communication. Since my students are in the 3-5 year old they need to be taught how to use their AAC device. Aided simulation is communication strategy, where … Continue reading AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) and Aided Language Simulation