Archive for the ‘Communication’ Category

Expanding Expression Tool! Something Extra In Your Inbox Today!

Hey there! I’ll bet you were not expecting anything from me in your Friday inbox, but I couldn’t wait to tell you the news! I am able to offer you a discount on a very, very effective tool for writing! Take a look! I hope today finds you well and still excited about making a difference in the world! You take care and I’ll see you Tuesday!! Carla

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See How Chatter Books Make Core Vocabulary Boards Come Alive!

For those students who need you to teach them the meanings of words on the core vocabulary boards, there is a simple and delightful option. They come in the form of a single word response that allows students to see a variety of options presented with only one possible response. It’s the response you are targeting from the core vocabulary board! Take a look at video # 200!!!   That’s […]

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IT’S HERE! Scripting With Idioms!

Well guys, yep I did it! You’ve been waiting a while for me to get this material to you, but it’s here now and somehow it feels like giving birth. Haha! Of course not to a real baby but this project has become my baby. Just like a child of my own, I am anxious to see what this can do in the world to make a difference! Scripting with […]

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Do You Have a Plan B for the Challenging Situations with Adults?

Sometimes in special education it’s not the students who challenge us the most. Sometimes it’s the adults we encounter that have a grinding affect and it’s hard to know what to do. I’m guessing you know exactly what I’m talking about. You may have a parent, an instructional assistant, a co-worker, a teacher, an administrator or a therapist that you sometimes find that if you could just get that person […]

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A NEW App that Will Have Your Student’s Talking!

I know you may be using video modeling among your strategies to help shine the light on how you want your students to behave, but what about an app that can use your own pictures of pets or pictures of your own students who communicate in the app? This app will allow your students to see a picture of themselves talking!!!! This is kind of like video modeling for communication! […]

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Consider Putting Idioms in Your Quick Social Responses!

The research on barriers for reading comprehension for students on the autism spectrum indicates that a lack of the ability to understand idioms in context is one key culprit. This actually makes sense to me. When understanding figurative language is a common weakness for these students, why would anyone expect that this wouldn’t interfere with what the student is reading? Books are full of idioms, more than I actually thought. […]

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Another /r/ Strategy for the SLP!

There are so many good strategies out there for developing the /r/ that I just had to share one more! Sometimes students need a 3-D model of what is it that you are trying to show them so that is why I wanted to share how you can use Play Dough to get the job done! Take a look! The conference for Dr. Ross Greene was amazing! We had 450 […]

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How to Get Your Student to Produce the Perfect /r/ in 5 Seconds!

If you didn’t already know, I worked for several years as an SLP. During that time, I saw my share of students with articulation errors. I’ve also done my share of strategies to help students correct these errors just like all of my fellow SLPs. Some sounds are an easy fix and others linger in the world of misarticulation for years. One of the biggest pains for all of the […]

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How to Engage Your Students in Wheelchairs!

It recently dawned on me that, after 188 videos, I had not done a video specifically for students with low vision in mind! In today’s video, you will see a wonderfully simple tool that both parents and teachers can use to engage students who have low vision, BUT it will work with other students with a variety of challenges who happen to spend time in a wheelchair. Parents and grandparents […]

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How The Freshman Project Can Help College Bound Students with Special Needs!

We don’t often have the opportunity to hear about or discuss the challenges that face our young adult children with special needs who have been successful in their educational path to college.   You know there is a hidden curriculum when it comes to navigating social situations that include figuring out what is and is not expected and what is and is not acceptable in the classroom/school setting. If this is […]

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