Night OWL AAC Webinars

By cassandra.calia | April 22, 2024 | 0 Comments
May is National Speech-Language-Hearing Month. TechOWL Speech Language Pathologists are hosting a free virtual webinar series “Night Owl AAC Sessions,” during National Speech-Language-Hearing Month. Registration is free but is required for each webinar. Act 48 Credits are available! Zoom captioning…

Free CEUs for SLPs

By cassandra.calia | February 19, 2024 | 0 Comments
  Many companies provide ASHA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) free of charge for Speech-Language Pathologists looking to minimize the cost of continuing education. Below is a list of free ASHA-credited CEUs which can be submitted to ASHA and will show…

Playing with AT pt. 3

By cassandra.calia | February 12, 2024 | 0 Comments
Part III: Changing Activities After making reasonable accommodations to play spaces and positioning so that children with disabilities can access playtime safely and comfortably, there is one last task, and that is to make sure that individual toys and games…

Playing with Assistive Technology pt. 2

By cassandra.calia | January 24, 2024 | 0 Comments
Part II: New Positions When planning activities for children with disabilities, we have to be creative to ensure that fun activities remain accessible to them. This could mean trying different positions for different activities. Let’s get into it! For children…

Playing with Assistive Technology pt. 1

By cassandra.calia | January 24, 2024 | 0 Comments
Part I: Making the Playroom More Accessible As an opportunity to engage with others, have fun, and develop mentally, emotionally, and physically, playtime is vital for a child’s growth and well-being. Due to the general design of play spaces, however,…

Using AAC at Home: Eating

By cassandra.calia | January 16, 2024 | 0 Comments
Congratulations! Your child received their dedicated AAC system and a new journey to communication is now underway. As with any other system of language (e.g. speaking/signing/writing etc.), when beginning to teach a child how to use an AAC system, it…

Using AAC at Home: Reading

By cassandra.calia | January 16, 2024 | 0 Comments
Congratulations! Your child received their dedicated AAC system and a new journey to communication is now underway. As with any other system of language (e.g. speaking/signing/writing etc.), when beginning to teach a child how to use an AAC system, it…

Using AAC at Home: Playing

By cassandra.calia | January 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
Congratulations! Your child received their dedicated AAC system and a new journey to communication is now underway. As with any other system of language (e.g. speaking/signing/writing etc.), when beginning to teach a child how to use an AAC system, it…

5 Ways to Promote Language

By cassandra.calia | January 11, 2024 | 0 Comments

5 Reasons to Try AAC

By cassandra.calia | January 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
“Help! My child’s speech-language pathologist is recommending that we try AAC but I’m not too sure about that…”  We get it- AAC is daunting! As a form of communication, AAC is drastically different from how most parents expect their children…

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