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...
Book Creator and Core Vocabulary

Book Creator and Core Vocabulary

Core words make up 80% of what we say everyday. A more in-depth explanation of core vocabulary words can be found here.       I am new to the world of AAC and have a lot to learn. BUT what I do know is; narratives are important for developing language...