Colourful Semantics Sentence Sets in Clicker continued…

Last year I posted a blog about the benefits of using Clicker 8 for the colourful semantics.  “Colourful Semantics is an approach used to teach children about sentence building and sentence structure. Different parts of a sentence, such as the verbs, nouns and adjectives, are colour coded. The sentence cues of Who? What doing? What? […]

Becoming an Elklan Tutor

Recently I took a course to become an Elklan Tutor which has enabled me to deliver a specialist accredited training course for those working with users of alternative or augmented communication (AAC).  Elklan specialise in speech and language therapy and their courses are designed to help professionals and parents to support children and young people […]

Symbol Support with Widgit Online

To promote this year’s World Autism Acceptance Week (28th March – 3rd April) I would like to talk about one of my favourite resources, Widgit Online.  Widgit Online is, as the name suggests, a web based package using Widgit symbols.  Providing visual support to those on the spectrum is important as it provides structure and […]

Creating Routines with Alexa

Recently I have been experimenting with making ‘Routines’ in the Alexa app.  I believe the ‘Routines’ function within the app has so much potential, the possibilities are endless. As a parent of four year-old twin boys, one of which has Cerebral Palsy and communication difficulties, I am going to share with you how I have […]

Colourful Semantics Sentence Sets in Clicker

Recently I attended an initial assessment with a client at a school who were using Colourful Semantics.  Colourful Semantics is an approach used to teach children about sentence building and sentence structure. Different parts of a sentence, such as the verbs, nouns and adjectives, are colour coded. The sentence cues of Who? What doing? What? […]