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People with severe speech or language problems use various AAC methods to supplement existing speech or replace speech that is not functional. Special augmentative aids, such as picture and symbol communication boards and electronic devices, are available to help people express themselves. This may increase social interaction, school performance, and...

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This article was written for professionals working with children with complex communication needs, and explains how they can combine AAC interventions with Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT), which includes Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment with naturalistic interventions. With these frameworks, an AAC practitioner can help develop the communication of a child...

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In this blog post by Jane Farrall, a speech pathologist and special educator who focuses on literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and Assistive Technology, she gives some examples of low- to mid-tech alternative pencils that students can use, like special keyboards or speech-to-text technologies.

Link: http://www.janefarrall.com/lots-of-alternatives-pencils-for-everyone/...

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Exceptional Lives is an independent non-profit organization that provides free, trustworthy, easy-to-follow information for parents and caregivers of children and young adults with disabilities. This particular resource is a compilation of their best articles on Individualized Education Plans (IEPs), ideal for parents, or teachers and service providers.

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This video is part of the Off the Page series by Paula Kluth, a consultant, author, advocate, independent scholar, and former special educator who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities. This video in particular shows tips, tools, and tricks to engage all...

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This page serves as a kind of search engine for parents, family members, or disability professionals to find educational consultants, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, health care providers, academic therapists, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, coaches, advocates, and attorneys for children with disabilities within their state. This also provides information on...

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AAC Community is a website that provides guidelines for teaching literacy skills to learners with special needs, especially learners with complex communication needs, in an effort to unite all individuals concerned with communication rights those with intellectual disability, autism, movement difficulties and other disabilities that create complex communication needs. Parents,...

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For a limited time, you can order free CTD AT keyrings for training, peer support, parent workshops, personnel prep classes and other activities in which you’d like to share these handy, colorful examples of assistive technology. Examples range from low- to high-tech and span ages and types of support. We...

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This blogger from Autism Classroom News & Resources delves into the pros and cons of using a smartboard in a special education classroom, and proper techniques to accompany the use of a smartboard as assistive technology.

Link: https://www.autismclassroomresources.com/how-to-use-interactive-whiteboards-the-right-way-in-special-ed-classrooms/

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This flowchart provides a visual depiction of the steps of the IEP process, in simplified form. Whether you're a parent getting started with the process, or an educator beginning special education, this chart is helpful for understanding the basic steps of an IEP.

Link: https://www.tnstep.org/uploads/files/HO3%20Sp%20Ed%

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