A somewhat sarcastic and mostly honest look into our life.
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Our communication/AAC journey
AAC Siblinghood (Our AAC Story, 2nd edition)
Things I've tried (that you can try, too)
Uncommon Sense? What's that?
This isn't an ice skating blog?
Communication Before Speech
Saturday, February 10, 2018
An AAC WWYD, for the professionals
A story for professionals: Client/Student: 4 year, 5 month old girl. Pleasant, but self-directed. Limited attention span. Language pro...
Friday, February 2, 2018
The Great Bike Giveaway!
The Great Bike Giveaway is a program run by the Friendship Circle every February. The goal of the program is to provide children an...
Friday, January 19, 2018
Last week we learned the results of a recent evaluation: Maya is autistic. In thinking about how to write this post, I wondered whether r...
Friday, December 1, 2017
Elves use AAC, too!
Happy December! If you are part of an AAC family and you have an Elf on the Shelf, this post is for you (and I need your help)! Did you ...
Saturday, October 28, 2017
(image is of my kids, Will on his scooter and Maya in her wheelchair, studied scavenger hunt pages) Last week a friend posted a fun ne...
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Ghost Balloons (and free printable)
This week, while browsing Facebook, I saw the coolest little craft project---simple, inexpensive, difficult to mess up, and sure to delight!...
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Pool Noodle Art Robot (and free printable book)
Quick post! In my sessions tomorrow we will be building an art robot. A few years ago, while at AAC camp, we built a similar robot using a...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
AAC after school: Most success, success, least success
It's been hot in NYC for the past few days, and heat takes a real toll on Maya. After school yesterday she seemed content, but exhausted...
Monday, June 5, 2017
She talks so much now. It takes me by surprise, frequently. Sometimes she speaks to acquaintances (neighbors, local friends) and I o...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
So, here it is. The update 8.5 years in the making. Back in December, I received a message from a blog reader inquiring about a partic...
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