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Modeling AAC at Home: A Beginner’s Guide for Parents

Modeling AAC at Home: A Beginner’s Guide for Parents

Wondering exactly HOW to model AAC for your child? Are you a parent that has a lot of questions? Like: "Do I select every word in a sentence?" "When do I model?" " Why is modeling important?" Here's a simple, straightforward explanation with demonstrations of how to...

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10 Ideas for Virtual AAC Modeling

10 Ideas for Virtual AAC Modeling

In this video I share 10 ideas for virtual AAC modeling. We are keeping it simple so that no one gets overwhelmed. We want to bring engagement, authentic communication and joy. We are going to cover: Using low tech AAC at home, how to model during teletherapy, ideas...

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AAC How to Use: Guided Access

AAC How to Use: Guided Access

In this video I’ll show you how to use guided access with your students when you’re using an Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) app on an iPad. As a speech language pathologist (SLP) working with students, you’ll find some of your students will know their...

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A Roadmap out of AAC Overwhelm

A Roadmap out of AAC Overwhelm

The other day someone asked me how I got into AAC. I have to say, I didn't always love it like I do now. It was more like a love/hate relationship. Love the possibilities, hate the reality. Okay not hate, that's harsh. Either way, AAC has always fascinated me. But I...

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Stellar Lessons from One Year of Meditation

Stellar Lessons from One Year of Meditation

This May I hit the one year mark for meditation. That means I actually showed up every day for ten minutes for me. That’s kind of monumental. I think I was able to do it because ten minutes isn’t a huge time commitment. Really it’s ten minutes less social media scroll...

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AAC Academy – a New Way to Support AAC

AAC Academy – a New Way to Support AAC

Where did you learn about AAC? Hopefully, if you are a recent SLP graduate you took an AAC class as part of your master's degree program. But what if you graduated a while ago? Or what if you find yourself suddenly needing to know more? AAC Academy is a new way to...

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Feel Confident with Expert AAC Strategies

Feel Confident with Expert AAC Strategies

Want solid AAC and Assistive Technology ideas and tips for school speech therapy? Watch this engaging interview with AT Specialist Chris Bugaj.  We talk about the importance of presuming potential, core vocabulary, motor planning, aided language stimulation and AAC in...

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Make Your SLP Life Easier: 5 FREE AAC Resources

Make Your SLP Life Easier: 5 FREE AAC Resources

I learned so much at the ASHA convention in Los Angeles that I just had to share it with you. After attending outstanding presentations on AAC, I have to let you in on some of my biggest aha moments and takeaways. These five free AAC Resources will make your SLP life...

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12 Gifts for Speech Language Pathologists

12 Gifts for Speech Language Pathologists

Struggling to find a gift for your SLP friend that they'll actually WANT? These speech language pathologist gift ideas are so fun and useful that they'll probably be on her favorites list. SLP gift ideas can be tricky. Whether you're a parent giving a gift...

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10 Tips to getting the most out of ASHA Convention 2017

10 Tips to getting the most out of ASHA Convention 2017

Who's going to the ASHA Convention in LA this year? That's where I'll be November 9-11 and this will be my 5th ASHA convention.  Honestly, with over 15,000 people atteding,  it can be a little overwhelming. If you're a first-timer (or even second or third), I've put...

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Writing Smart AAC Goals in the IEP: 5 Tips

Writing Smart AAC Goals in the IEP: 5 Tips

Do you get a little scared when you are writing AAC goals in the IEP? As in, you're just not quite sure how to word the goal, let alone make it smart? Don't worry, you're not alone. It's easy to get a little overwhelmed and stuck here. I've been there. I remember the...

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FREE Speech App for Speech Language Pathologists

FREE Speech App for Speech Language Pathologists

Looking for a fun, engaging, interactive, FREE speech app for your toddlers, preschoolers, and young students with special needs? I found an awesome one called Speech Blubs This subscription-based app is free for SLPs for use on one device. Children mimic sounds and...

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Hey there I’m Anne Page. I help heart centered SLPs and educators put the fun in functional communication.