Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

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Information on what Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is, what types there are, and organizations to contact.

Russell Webb‘s insight:

Site for the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

 

An excellent resource for students studying special education course SPE3006.

See on www.asha.org

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Speech-Language Impairment (SLI)

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A definition of Speech Language Impairment and the criteria used to verify this disability for the Education Adjustment Program.

Russell Webb‘s insight:

Education Queensland web site detailing the definition of SLI and departmental criteria for verification.

See on education.qld.gov.au

DEECD%20iPad%20support%20booklet%20for%20special%20education.pdf

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Russell Webb‘s insight:

A booklet produced by the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development – has suggested applications and activities.

 

For example:

 

Communication and Assistive Technology Apps

Reading Apps

Writing Apps

See on www.ipadsforeducation.vic.edu.au

Novita Children’s Services – Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)

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Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) is explained. Detailed explanations are provided about the variety of different AAC systems available and how they are used by Novita speech pathologists.

Russell Webb‘s insight:

A very detailed web site clearly explaining how AAC helps students, gives examples of children who may be assisted by AAC and details types of AAC available.

See on www.novita.org.au

Speech and Language in the Classroom

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For children with speech and language difficulties, everyday conversation can feel daunting. Read this article for tips on enhancing your students’ speech and language skills in day-to-day classroom interaction.

Russell Webb‘s insight:

Offers teachers practical strategies for use in the classroom.

See on nspt4kids.com