BOO! Core Vocabulary for kids with disabilities

Oct 25

BOO! Core Vocabulary for kids with disabilities

There is nothing children love more than hiding behind a curtain or under the table (often in plain view) in order to jump out a give you a fright. BOO!   Children who are able to hide in, on, behind or under something get to experience these words not only through the five basic senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch but also through use the sense of...

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Screen Time

Oct 19

Screen Time

As a parent of a young child, you are probably racked with guilt  because you gave your toddler your phone/tablet  to play with while you went to the bathroom alone. The previous guidelines of the  American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advised NO SCREENTIME for children under the  age of 2 years of age and one hour for children age 2 – 5 years.   These...

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Listening Power Grades 4 – 8+

Oct 07

Listening Power Grades 4 – 8+

Hot on the heels of Listening Power Preschool, is Listening Power Grades 4 -8+ Even though I have used the Preschool version with some of my older children, it is really fantastic to have a resource that is tailored with more advanced content to target this age group. Hamaguchi apps will be releasing Listening Power Grades K – 3 later this year to complete the...

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Dear Maya: Life lessons from an AAC advocate

Sep 16

Dear Maya: Life lessons from an AAC advocate

Dear Maya Did you know that you are famous? Famous means that you are well known by a lot of people. I know about you through your mom, who writes about you on her blog “Uncommon Sense“ and the amazing way you are communicating with your talker “Mini.” I also see comments from people all over the world. So, if you don’t already have the...

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Go Sequencing: App Review

Aug 24

Go Sequencing: App Review

Sequencing is an important language skill. The ability to sequence is  important for understanding, planning and retelling stories.       GoSequencing from Smarty Ears currently has 38 sequences organized into categories: Mealtime Playing Grooming & Hygiene Nature Chores Miscellaneous.   There are 13 different levels of difficulty for each...

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