You are in:

Blogs Tagged - ' Aac'

Created on Thursday, 19 June 2014. Posted by 

Looking for information about about children's speech, language and communication development? ICAN and The Communication Trust are relaunching the informative Talking Point website this week. Talking Point provides valuable information and resources&nb...

Created on Tuesday, 27 May 2014. Posted by 

There have been many changes lately for Mayer Johnson and Boardmaker products, in the UK. The latest news is that the Assistive Technology division of the Swedish company Tobii have bought DynaVox and that both DynaVox products and Mayer Johnson products  - including the Boardmaker softwar...

Created on Monday, 26 May 2014. Posted by 

Acquiring literacy is notoriously challenging for learners with complex communication support needs, who use AAC.  Have a look at Tony Jones' inspiring web-site TalkSense, for 101 ideas that may support literacy teaching and learning for learners who need AAC, in your...

Created on Friday, 23 May 2014. Posted by 

The new CALL Scotland AAC Apps Wheel is now officially 'launched' and available for free download and sharing. Enjoy, and pass it on!  The AAC Apps wheel is in .PDF format and was designed for display in A3 poster size but it works equally well (only smaller!) as ...

Created on Wednesday, 19 March 2014. Posted by 

I've become interested in a communication app called SPEAK all! designed by researchers at Purdue University specifically for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder who use PECS.   SPEAK all! is still somewhat in development, so I don't want to mislead by over-laud...

Created on Friday, 28 February 2014. Posted by 

Had a great day yesterday on the CALL course 'iPads and Communication - fully featured AAC apps from symbols to text' . It can be hard work ploughing through a range of complex apps that all look somewhat similar but actually have a wide variety of different features, strengths and weak...

Created on Thursday, 12 December 2013. Posted by 

Have you tried running your favourite websites on your iPad and then been devastated to find that they won't work? I did - HelpKidzLearn  is a vital day by day necessity, as is Doorway Online. They don't run on iPad, seemingly because these are Flash based websites,...

Created on Wednesday, 18 September 2013. Posted by 

Excellent new video released recently by Assistiveware, the Proloquo2Go suppliers. It features an introduction by the wondeful Jane Farrall (AAC specialist) from Australia, and some nice examples of conversational P2Go use by three highly engaged and communicative iPad-using school pupi...

Created on Saturday, 14 September 2013. Posted by 

Proloquo2Go is a very popular App for communication, on the iPad. The developers, Assistiveware, provide a number of excellent support materials  - videos, tutorial, fact sheets, FAQ, forum for discussion and so on, and you are advised to consult these when getting started.  CAL...