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Brandon Readtopia implementation

Brandon Readtopia implementation 0

In 2019, supported by Bridges Professional Learning, 10 classes in Brandon Manitoba consisting of teams of 4 teachers each, implemented curricula for student with complex learning needs (i.e. AAC users, cognitive, sensory challenges, physical disabilities):

  • Readtopia, the comprehensive experiential instructional reading program.
  • Equals math curriculum that connects functional math to abstract ideas.
  • First Author comprehensive writing curriculum that teaches how to write and measures writing progress (introduced this year)

 

So far, despite the pandemic, the Brandon curriculum project has been a wonderful experience and a great success
COVID Update:  FREE AAC Printable Widgit Symbol Resources

COVID Update: FREE AAC Printable Widgit Symbol Resources 1

Download Widgit symbol-supported communication docs including, handwashing poster set, COVID Super Core communication boards, and Upset by the News Symbol Book.

Can you imagine how much worse your anxiety and frustration would be if you could not talk about the COVID-19 crisis? This is the second in a series of posts that tackles AAC issues in the context of the global pandemic.

COVID UPDATE AAC:  Coronavirus Grid 3 Sets

COVID UPDATE AAC: Coronavirus Grid 3 Sets 0

Smartbox, have just introduced new free Grid 3 sets to support communication about the COVID pandemic created using the Super Core template.

Can you imagine how much more your anxiety and frustration would be increased if you could not talk about the COVID-19 pandemic?  This is the first in a series of posts that will tackle AAC issues in the context of the global pandemic. 
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"iGaze" is Here! Introducing Skyle Eye Gaze for iPad

"iGaze" is Here! Introducing Skyle Eye Gaze for iPad 0

Eye gaze is now possible for the iPad with the new Skyle eye gaze camera and case for the iPad Pro -- Coming soon!