Month: July 2015

AAC Posters for your classroom wall

Added a couple of free PDF posters you might like to print out and put up on your classroom wall. The first is a set of ‘rights’ for AAC users. Actually a really good illustration of what constitutes good practice for those working with ACC users.

Appy Days: Autorap

If you have ever attended one of Ian’s workshops or training days, you’ll know that we like to have fun while we are learning new skills. Recently Ian delivered training on the use of iPads and apps to support the needs of students with special needs at a school in Christchurch, New Zealand. One of Read More …

Units of Work for SLD

I really liked the Thematic Units of Work from the NI Curriculum. Each unit is packed with teaching ideas around a curriculum theme or topic together with the resources needed to bring to bring it alive in your classroom. The NI Curriculum Team have produced a set of similar resources this time focusing on SLD Read More …

Orisinal games for pointing device users

I loved Orisinal the first time I saw it. Sixty beautiful Flash games that can be played with mouse, roller-ball and joystick. A very simple point-and-click home page with no text means that our students don’t have to be able to read to use these games. One for your bookmark collection. Visit Orisinal Games Web Read More …

Free eye gaze compatible AAC software

FreeVOCA is a free, simple grid based ACC program for Windows and Mac and iPad app that can be used to create communication grids, sound boards and other resources. The program is easy to install and set up and includes many ready-made grids for you to use or adapt. FreeVoca uses the ARASAAC symbol set Read More …