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Teaching Core Words: using WOW vs PAW

AssistiveWare's SLPs Amanda and Jennifer look at the different resources of the AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom that can help you plan for core words throughout the day.
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Let us help you find words with Search

Have you been looking for a word? Let us help you find it! Proloquo2Go 5 includes Search: a feature that has been on the wishlist of our community and everyone at AssistiveWare.
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Fill every minute with core words!

AssistiveWare's SLPs Amanda and Jennifer look at the different resources of the AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom that can help you plan for core words throughout the day. Read about one of the most popular resources in the classroom.
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Planning for core words

Are you looking for more ways to bring core words into your everyday routines? Do you often struggle to think of what core words you could teach and model? Do you find yourself in a rut of modeling requesting, but find it harder to think about other communication functions to teach? If so, you need our Core Word Planners!
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The AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom

The doors to the AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom are OPEN! The classroom offers a large collection of learning resources, which are designed to support implementation of any communication device that is based on core words.
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Language opportunities for using AAC at home

Communication does not stop at home or at school. Successful communication happens when people with communication difficulties can use their AAC system in all environments. Find strategies for using AAC at home in this blog post.
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Do’s and Don’ts of AAC - Core words

AssistiveWare’s David Niemeijer and Jane Farrall teamed up on a Do’s and Don’ts of AAC Poster for International AAC Awareness Month. This blog explores one of the Do/Don’t pairs.
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Do’s and Don’ts of AAC - Access to AAC

AAC users should be able to say what they want, when they want, so they must have access to their AAC system all the time! The rest of the team also needs fast and instant access to the AAC system. How else will they model?
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Do’s and Don’ts of AAC - Multimodal communication

We all use many different ways to communicate. Often AAC users will use the fastest and most efficient means of communication available to them in the moment. Respect every mode of communication, as they all play a part in becoming effective communicators!
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