I go to Checkers and I buy….

I go to Checkers and I buy….

Last year I used the Checkers  #littleshopminis to work on early literacy skills with a group of Grade 0 children. You can see how I did this over here This year, Checkers sent me a full set of #littleshopminis which I used for working on Augmentative Alternative...
The Right to Communicate

The Right to Communicate

What if your basic human right to communicate was limited because you did not have an alternative means of communication? What if you loved or cared about something so deeply, but you did not have the means to communicate it? What if you were abused and did not have...
Expect Literacy, presume competence

Expect Literacy, presume competence

Expect literacy; presuming competence.  This mantra is ‘trendy’ in the AAC world but it is important to understand the rationale behind it. A recent post from SpeakforYourself AAC  addressed this topic.   However, the post emphasized that presuming...
BOO! Core Vocabulary for kids with disabilities

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...