Tag Archives: Communication

A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #109: The Magic LAMP

Download the audio directly- Episode 109: The Magic LAMP Episode Overview- Episode #109 features a discussion of the approach to augmentative / alternative communication known as Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP). This episode also features a bumper from Lucas McCarty. … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #106: Thankful For…

Download the audio directly- Episode #106: Thankful For… Episode Overview- Episode #106 features a brief discussion of a number of assistive technology tools Chris is thankful to have access to use for himself, to share with educators, and the can … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode 104: It’s Alive!

Download the audio directly – Episode #104: It’s Alive Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST features a recording of the events that transpired in the attic of the Bugaj household on a stormy night in October 2012 which involves … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #91: Musical Listener Feedback 4

Download the audio directly- Episode #91: Musical Listener Feedback 4 Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by the book The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools. Learn more at http://iste.org/chewat. Episode #91 features … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #87: Listening Station Strategies

Download the audio directly – Episode #87 – Listening Station Strategies Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Night Light Stories. Night Light Stories is a free audio podcast featuring original stories for children of all ages! … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #85: Online, Gesture-based Learning, Part 1

Download the audio directly-Episode 85: Online, Gesture-based Learning, Part 1 Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. To learn about these products and their … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode 82: Paranormal Apptipity

Download the audio directly-Episode #82: Paranormal Apptipity Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. To learn about these products and their new suite of … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #79: Being Both Smart and Activ

  Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #79: Being Both Smart and Activ Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #74: Contextualized Communication

  Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #74: Contextualized Communication Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by the book “The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools”. Learn more at … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #72: Digital Video Strategies

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #72- Digital Video Strategies Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. For more information, … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Special Episode #6: Kindergarten Conversations 1

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Special Episode #6: Kindergarten Conversations 1 Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools. Learn more at http://iste.org/chewat. … Continue reading

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Episode #71: Wallwisher at Temple University

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #71: Wallwisher at Temple University Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools. Learn more at http://iste.org/chewat. … Continue reading

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Episode #68: AT Smackdown @ ATIA 2011 Orlando

Here is a link to download the audio directly- http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/11320.mp3 Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. For more information, go to http://www.texthelp.com. Episode … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode 67: Glogster at Temple University

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode 67: Glogster at Temple University Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. For more … Continue reading

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Episode #65: AT Smackdown @ ATIA Chicago 2010

Here is a link to download the audio directly- http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/10687.mp3 Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. For more information, go to http://www.texthelp.com. Episode #65 features … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #62: 9/11 & Service

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #62: 9/11 & Service Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. For more information, … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #54: The Small Mermaid

    Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #54: The Small Mermaid Download a free PDF of the story- Episode #54: The Small Mermaid (PDF) Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #52: Puzzles- More Than Meets The Eye

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #52: Puzzles- More Than Meets The Eye Episode Overview- This episode of the A.T.TIPSCAST is sponsored by Texthelp Systems, provider of award-winning literacy solutions including Read&Write GOLD and Fluency Tutor. … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #51: Bitstrips for Pragmatic Language

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #51: Bitstrips for Pragmatic Language Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #51 features a discussion about the different uses of comics to address pragmatic language difficulties. A.T.TIPS In This Episode- A.T.TIP #83: Bitstrips.com - Comic … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Special Episode #4: ISTE Author Podcast Interview

Here is a link to download the audio directly: ISTE Author Podcast Interview Episode Overview- Hey everyone, This special episode features an interview Sally Norton-Darr and I did for the ISTE Author Podcast Series.  In the interview we talk about what is … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #48: Vozme

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #48: Vozme Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #48 features an interview with the free to use website Vozme.com.  To my knowledge, this is the first time in history when a person actually … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #47: x2

Here is a link to download the audio directly- Episode #47: x2 Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #47 features an interview with Proby Patel, a fourth year medical student at Ross University.  Proby and I discuss strategies for managing the … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #46: Wordtalk

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode 46: Wordtalk Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #46 features another excerpt from the presentation for the Individual Differences in Learning Association in Howard County, Maryland.  This excerpt describes WordTalk; a free text-to-speech plug-in for … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #45: Sequencing with PowerPoint

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #45: Sequencing with PowerPoint Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #45 features a brief breakdown of the skill of sequencing followed by a recording of a portion of a presentation I … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #44: Alternative Professional Development @ PUWT09

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #44 Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #44 is up for your listening pleasure and boy is it a doozy! It clocks in at just under 42 minutes!  Yikes! Episode #44 is kind … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode 43: Listener Feedback, For Real – Part 2

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #43: Listener Feedback, For Real – Part 2 Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #43 is up for your listening pleasure! Episode #43 features some more feedback from listeners of the … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Special Episode: Big Announcement #2- The Book

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Special Episode: Big Announcement #2 -The Book Hey everyone, Well this was the big secret project I’ve been working on that I had mentioned in previous episodes.  I introduce to you … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #37: Graphic Organizer Interview – Part 1

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #37 Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #37 is up for your listening pleasure! Episode #37 features Part 1 of a two part interview with Chris Cummins, a high school English teacher and adjunct professor … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #36: CAST Book Builder Discussion

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #36 Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #36 is up for your listening pleasure! Episode #36 features a discussion about Book Builder by Sally Norton-Darr, Judith Schoonover, and Mark Nichols.  They … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #35: ART of this world

  Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #35 Episode Overview- Hey everyone, Episode #35 is up for your listening pleasure! Episode #35 describes two websites that contain online painting programs.  The episode also features a bumper from … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #34: Digital Visual Feedback Modulators

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #34 Hey everyone, Episode #34 is up for your listening pleasure! Episode #34 describes another strategy for assisting students who have trouble maintaining appropriate volume while speaking.  The episode also features … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #33: Voice Feedback Modulators

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #33 Hey everyone, Episode #33 is up for your listening pleasure! Episode #33 describes a strategy for assisting students who have trouble maintaining appropriate volume, rate, or pitch when speaking.  … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST SPECIAL EPISODE: Big Announcement #1 – Professional Development

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Special Episode: Big Announcement #1 – Professional Development Hey everyone, I’ve put together a professional development packet for you to download and use within your school or school district.  Here is how it … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #32: Gift Ideas for Students with Severe Disabilities

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #32 Hey everyone, Episode #32 is up for your listening pleasure! Episode #32 is mostly an audio version of my guest blog post over at Patrick Black’s blog Teaching All … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #19: Sabotage!

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #19 Hey everyone, Episode #19 is up for your listening pleasure. May is “Better Hearing and Speech Month” and I haven’t mentioned it yet so far in the podcast, well, … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #15: First-Then Boards

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #15 Hey everyone, Episode #15 is up for your listening pleasure. Episode #15 describes how to create and implement a First-Then board with students who need help following directions or … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #14: Television

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #14 Hey everyone, Episode #14 is up for your listening pleasure. Episode #14 features a description of television as an assistive technology tool.  It describes a few shows and why … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPSCAST Episode #13: Communication Bridges

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #13 Hey everyone, Episode #13 is up for your listening pleasure.  Episode #13 features a description of Communication Bridges.  A communication bridge is a way for students to talk about events … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPScast Episode #9: PowerTalk

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #9 Hey everyone, Episode #9 is up for your listening pleasure. Episode #9 describes the free software add-on for PowerPoint called PowerTalk.  PowerTalk is an open source, free download that … Continue reading

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A.T.TIPScast Episode #5: Use Whatchya Got (LRE and UDL for a Healthy DIAT)

Here is a link to download the audio directly: Episode #5 Hey everyone, Episode #5 is up for your listening pleasure. Episode #5 briefly explains the my take on the convergence of the educational concepts of Universal Design for Learning, … Continue reading

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