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Assistive Technology – UNITE!

By popular demand, reviving the Group of Assistive Technology Supporters (GOATS) 2 meetings have been scheduled for the upcoming year: Assistive Technology Roundtable: Fall Meeting October 15, 2014 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM    Abrams Site, Brazos Room Bring lunch and learn with our Texas representative from Don Johnston, Inc, Bob Keller. He will show what is […]

The Periodic Table of AAC

Augmentative alternative communication is an abstract issue that many people struggle to get their head around. I’ve found this fabulous visual (I’m AT, right?) that explains it in one page. The graphic is color coded with items about GUIDING BELIEFS AAC COMPETENCIES INSTRUCTIONAL AND IMPLEMENTATION TIPS COMMUNICATION FUNCTIONS ADULT SUPPORT TIPS ASSESSMENT CONSIDERATIONS Sorry to […]

New Year Brings Opportunity for Learning

  Happy new year to everyone!  It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Why?  Let’s see, we had Thanksgiving with a couple extra days taken, then the Great Ice Age of Early December 2013 with 2 days out, then the marvelous and anxiously anticipated holiday break of two whole weeks!  I could get used to […]

Low Incidence Disabilities Monthly Guides

The Low Incidence Disabilities (LID)  network is publishing a monthly guide to help teachers stay on track and be organized for the year.  These helpful guides will provide guidance regarding a checklist of what should be done this month and curriculum/instruction suggestions.  There are many helpful examples and needed guidance provided.  Bookmark this site and […]

What are you doing this summer?

Ah summertime!  One of the best things about working in the education system, right?  So what are your plans?  Assuming maybe you’ll take some time for professional development, I offer these suggestions. 1.  Bob University:  Following last summer’s success — Bob Keller, a long-standing personality in the field of assistive technology and long-time team member […]