Presentation on theme: "AAC Web Resources Where free and available tools can be found 2009 Mindy Brodecki Sps Assitive Technology Resource Specialist."— Presentation transcript:
AAC Web Resources Where free and available tools can be found 2009 Mindy Brodecki Sps Assitive Technology Resource Specialist
teachinglearnerswithmultipleneeds Great resource for picture based recopies Links to sights with visual recipes for non readers
Tips of the month such as : Behavior Necklace OR Keychain! This tip presents a set of behavior cards that once again prove that a picture is worth a thousand words!! You'll see these 'behavior necklaces' proudly worn by Arizona teachers and therapists A verbal prompt to "sit down" or "pay attention" will often be missed, especially by students with poor auditory processing skills. Verbal prompts also add to the noise level in the classroom, and distract students whom you were NOT trying to reach. These behavior cards, worn on a necklace or keychain, provide clear, 'in-your-face' messages, without disrupting an ongoing event. Print, laminate, and put the cards on a ring, attached to a necklace or keychain. The tabs are great for finding the right visual prompt instantly. On this site you will find:
wellnessways Free resource for making your own picture supported recipe cards
Trainland- autism links, picture symbol downloads Trainland Trainland This site has a large assortment of Picture symbols that can be printed and used by families
Using Visual strategies Many good ideas for using visual supports
Do 2 LEARN Includes a variety of activities for classroom instruction including picture cards, templates of schedules, math templates, graph paper templates, etc.
Priory Woods School
Priory Woods site has many free switch accessible activities that can be downloaded. It also has additional picture symbol supported activities on their just for kids page.
Speaking of speech an interactive forum for speech/language pathologists and teachers : Has forum for exchanging ideas, techniques, materials, and lessons that work. Many good picture supported materials to download
Symbol world E live symbol based news Literacy and learning activities Symbol based stories
Quick Pics Free program for creating picture boards (great resource for families!) Also has free activity downloads (mini books)
Assistive Technology 4 Everyone Lots of links for web resources
Lifeshare Assistive Technology
Speak for yourself 54 button AAC system for the computer – free! On lifeshare site