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Introduce AAC more effectively! Here are 3 tips to help you do just that: No. 1 - When you are using AAC apps on an iPad, iPod, or iPhone, always utilize Guided Access. When enabled, Guided Access prevents the students from exiting within an app. This helps them focus on communication instead of trying to exit from the app to explore other apps — ...
Did you know that ''Go Away Big Green Monster'' by Ed Emberley is an app that is exactly like the book? The book app has 3 settings, Read Along with a Friend, Read Along with Ed and Sing Along. Some of the goals I addressed using this app were: sequencing and retelling, body parts, colors, describing using the attribute of color + body part, ...
Welcome to the first post of what I hope will be an ever useful blog resource for those of you incorporating the iPad and technology into your therapy sessions. First a little bit about me, I have been working for non-profit school for special needs and outpatient clinic for the last five years and before that I worked in the schools. I have been ...
''The Biggest Pizza Ever'' by JibJab Jr. is a fun book app that you can use to work on answering ''wh'' questions, teaching verbs, stating emotions and much much more.
Here's how it works:
Choose who is going to be the main character of the book and then choose Create Character and add photo, name, and skin type.
Now you are ready to ...
Just as I am a member of the American Speech Language and
Hearing Association (ASHA), I am also a member of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association (PSHA). PSHA has proven to be a wonderful resource
for me over the past few years.
A few weeks ago, PSHA sent out the final results
of a recent survey they conducted asking ...
With cold and flu season in full force, I thought it would
be beneficial to share some tips on cleaning your iPad screen to keep it germ-free.
Apple recommends wiping the screen with a damp, lint-free cloth. (Click here to
recommendations.) While this may protect your screen from being permanently smudged or damaged, it ...
Today I want to share one of my favorite apps to use with
preschoolers who have receptive and/or expressive language delays. It's called
''Monkey Preschool Lunchbox,'' and is a mere $0.99 to download onto your device.
Below I have listed the overall layout of the app in bullet
points. The concepts that the app addresses are in ...
Last week I wrote a post about using communication boards
in a preschool classroom. This week I wanted to write a brief but hopefully
thorough follow-up post about the effective use of such a tool in the classroom
setting, and to examine its obvious limitations.
One parent responded to last week's blog with the following:
''My daughter used ...
Core words are a relatively small amount of frequently occurring
words that are found in every language and make up about 85 percent of the
vocabulary used. Core words are powerful and are the basis for communication. They
are found in speaking, reading and writing and are mostly comprised of
pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives and ...
Working with young children with verbal apraxia in a
preschool classroom poses many challenges. However, as we all know, there are
also numerous opportunities for creative problem solving, especially with various
technology and software programs at our fingertips. Today I would like to share
a technique that has proven to be quite ...