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.
A.T.TIPS in this Episode –
A.T.TIP #312 – Be goofy to coax communication
A.T.TIP #313 – Keep symbols where they are on an AAC device
A.T.TIP #314 – Use of a key guard to help with targeting difficulties on an AAC device
A.T.TIP #315 – Start with the most cells as possible when implementing an AAC device
A.T.TIP #316 – Place semantically similar words apart on an AAC device
A.T.TIP #317 – Using or combining phonetically similar words in lieu of additional fringe symbols
A.T.TIP #318 – Show teams “end user” videos, like the one below…
Example: Lucas McCarty uses LAMP to communicate his dream
Mentioned In This Episode –
Only God Could Hear Me Trailer – Documentary featuring Lucas McCarty
Year of Our Lord: Faith, Hope, and Harmony in the Mississippi Delta – Book by T.R. Pearson about Lucas McCarty
Picture of the ATEval2Go Vendor Session at ATIA 2013 (Thanks to @Briandowd for snapping the panoramic pic)
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