Tag Archives: Speak for Yourself

Independent Reading: Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Project Core

This is the final post in the six part series on using AAC, Speak for Yourself, Project Core to promote emergent literacy. If you’re just joining in, you may want to start with the first post.  The impetus for this series … Continue reading

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Alphabet and Phonological Awareness: Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Project Core

This is the fifth post in a series of emergent literacy posts. We’ve been talking about using AAC and Project Core to promote literacy. This week, we’re talking about the alphabet and phonological awareness. If you are just joining this … Continue reading

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We Are the Lucky Ones

I wanted to take some time to reflect on how lucky we have been: individually as speech-language pathologists and as a company. People in business sometimes get offended if you talk about luck playing a role in their success. They feel … Continue reading

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Autism Acceptance Sale Dates: Speak for Yourself Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) App

The Speak for Yourself app will be on sale for 50% off ($149.99 USD) from March 31st through April 4th, 2017 (Friday through Tuesday) in honor of Autism Acceptance Month. There are a large number of individuals on the autism … Continue reading

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Independent Writing: Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Project Core

This is the fourth post in a series about using Project Core with the Speak for Yourself AAC app. If you haven’t read the others, here’s a link to the first post.  We’ve been talking about emergent literacy and using … Continue reading

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“I Like” Predictable Chart Writing: Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Project Core

If you’ve been following along, we’ve been talking about emergent literacy. This is the third post about using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) with Speak for Yourself and Project Core. If you’re just jumping in, you may want to start … Continue reading

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Shared Reading: Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) with Project Core

I love shared reading! When children enjoy books, it is one of my favorite augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) activities. Don’t misunderstand…I love to jump up and down on command, push cars across the floor, and run back and forth … Continue reading

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Using Speak for Yourself with Project Core: Non-Instructional Routines

Last month, we attended and exhibited at the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference in Orlando, Florida. One of the reasons that the ATIA conference is my favorite – besides the “work trip” to sunny Florida in the middle of … Continue reading

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Presuming Competence in Practice

“Presume Competence” has become a mantra of many excellent parents and professionals who are implementing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for individuals with complex communication needs (CCN). I’ve also experienced some misunderstandings in person and in online groups suggesting that … Continue reading

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“Tiny” Speak for Yourself Coming Soon to iPhones!

We have a few announcements to make…Two pieces of good news and one necessary business decision. First, the business decision: Effective with the release of the 2.6 update, the price for the Speak for Yourself AAC app will be $299.99 USD. … Continue reading

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