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Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

So MUCH more than just an online version of the much-loved Boardmaker software. Top reasons to upgrade … You can ditch the CD! No more CD-wars. No more looking for lost CDs! No mare having to wait for the replacement for your damaged CD to arrive! Includes all 25,000 PCS symbols – including the high-contrast symbols and sexuality symbols (which can be …

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Boardmaker Online – Jump on board!

Boardmaker Online – Jump on board!

In our ever changing world of technology, it is ALWAYS exciting to see something that we already love, just get better and better…. This is the case with BOARDMAKER ONLINE. Boardmaker continues to be one of the most commonly used and popular software programs in Australian and New Zealand schools and centres. Even parents all over Australia use …

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Making AAC in the Classroom Work!

Making AAC in the Classroom Work!

I loved talking about AAC at the recent ATIA conference in Orlando, Florida! I am totally passionate about helping teachers embed AAC into their class programs and planning, regardless of what TYPE of AAC they are using!   Here are the slides from my presentation:   Included in the slides: Roadblocks to AAC in the classroom and ways …

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Another three cool things

Another three cool things

I was inspired by Amanda’s recent blog posts that introduce a three cool things that she’s been learning or trying out in her work practice. You never know whether something you share will be just the thing that someone else was needing to know. And we definitely don’t want to be secret geniuses any more now that we …

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LSA iPad Workshop Handout

LSA iPad Workshop Handout

IPAD BASICS If you want to know more about iPad Basics then watching the 101 webinar is highly recommended: iPad Basics 101 (iOS6) and iPads Basics 101 (iOS7). Top iPad Tips Accessibility information via the Spectronics Blog: Accessibility Features Assistive Touch Guided access Restrictions Multi-tasking gestures Accessories Additional accessories such as durable cases, speakers, mounts, switch interfaces, keyguards …

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Switched onto successful access to mobile tablets

Switched onto successful access to mobile tablets

This blog post includes resources and links for the workshop session “Switched onto Successful Access to Mobile Tablets” at the Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference May 2014 . Information has been compiled by the Spectronics Consultancy Team. Please email us on mail@spectronicsinoz.com if you need any further information. Please view the slides here: Considerations for success We know …

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AAC in classrooms

AAC in classrooms

Students with little or no speech, are often working with their parents and teachers to use a system of AAC (Augmentative and/or Alternative Communication) to communicate. Even in the busiest of classrooms, there are always opportunities to bring AAC in. We need to find ways and create ways, so that students get those multiple and repeated opportunities to …

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