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Oh, The Places You Will Go (Virtually)

By Kathryn Helland | March 15, 2020
Stuck at home (for good reason!)? Need to model AAC, or work on science, literacy, or art? Here are some webcams that can be accessed from the comfort of your couch. Many academic and therapeutic goals can be targeted through…
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Washing Hands

By Kathryn Helland | March 6, 2020
Last week, Kim Singleton wrote a post called About Coronavirus. It contains symbol-supported information that helps explain the current health challenge we are facing. All people deserve the chance to understand what is happening, no matter how they communicate. This week,…
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About Coronavirus

By Kim Singleton | March 2, 2020
Simple information with icons to share about the novel coronavirus. This includes a shopping list for planning a personal response.  
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Can I call you? Making phone calls with AAC Apps

By Kathryn Helland | February 26, 2020
Last year, Assistiveware announced a really exciting update for their AAC apps. You can actually use the phone, or Facetime, while using the app to communicate. For a long time, Apple’s noise cancelling software had made this impossible.  Now, you…
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Getting AAC on Your Own

By Kim Singleton | February 19, 2020
Most people believe that you need a speech-language pathologist (SLP) to get an AAC device. You might think that formal testing by a speech-language pathologist (SLP) is required to get any AAC device.  While the involvement of an experienced SLP…
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Come Consider Communication!

By Hali Strickler | January 6, 2020
Hi Philly area providers!  Join the TechOWL SLPs for a series of webinars on how to support communication for people with complex needs. Attend one, some, or all of the sessions.  Each webinar will cover different information and strategies to…
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AAC Community 2020

By Kathryn Helland | December 18, 2019
At the risk of sounding sentimental, I cannot believe the year is drawing to a close! We have so much to do in advance of 2020. Many projects are in the works at TechOWL, such as webinars and trainings, to…

AAC Demonstration Signup for March 17, 2020

By Kim Singleton | December 10, 2019

AAC for the SLP signup

By Kim Singleton | December 10, 2019

ACES 2020 Application

By Kim Singleton | December 9, 2019

Consider Communication