The Cost of the Ipad

The Cost of the Ipad Before the Ipad came out students that were nonverbal, would have to use a big non portable talkbox that would cost a couple hundred dollars. Insurance companies finally deiced to cover the cost of the older talkbox. It wasn’t until 2012 that the Ipad came out and revolutionized technology. It […]

Use of the talkbox

I recorded this video to show how the talkbox is used in education. The student is reading Are you My Mother by  Dr. Seuss his teacher put every word or the book  into his talkbox and he had him push a button with a picture associated with the word so he could read the book, […]

Blog #4

Blog #4 This link takes you the a website about an autistic who for years was never able to talk, or anyone thought she was ever going to say a word. Until one day she walked to a computer and started typing one word after another words that no one thought she even knew. After […]

What is Augmentative and Alternative Communication?

Augmentative and Alternative Communication, is the communication methods used to supplement or replace speech or writing for those with impairments in the production or comprehension of spoken or written language.  My question is how AAC effects learning for a student. I work with special needs students everyday during my school day and most of the students […]