How to automatically translate visual supports to other languages?

Wouldn't it be wonderful to create a resource in your native language, then have it available automatically in 8 different languages? We are so proud to have introduced one incredible feature on our platform: The ability to automatically translate your visual support resource into eight different languages. Now you can search for the images, drag and drop them in place and click our translate button to have the text automatically translated. We have hired a team of bilingual [...]

By |2021-09-10T14:24:18-04:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Free coronavirus social stories downloads

The Coronavirus outbreak is impacting all of us. Our routines have changed, the way we shop, interact and even how we go about our day has changed. If adults all over the world are struggling, children are even more susceptible to these changes. Social stories can help children talk about the situation, and give adults a chance to support children's feelings and make sense of the changes in their routine. We will be creating a variety of social [...]

By |2020-03-22T10:38:43-04:00March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Free Core Board Download

We have created this incredible core vocabulary visual support that includes Smarty Symbols. You can download and use as you need with your students or your own child. To download, simply tap on the image below and you will be redirected to a page to download a pdf file which you can print. On our website you can access the images use to create this board and other 23,000 images. You can create custom materials in less than [...]

By |2019-03-28T11:33:45-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Speak for Yourself updated symbols key

If you are looking for a large printout of the arrangement of Smarty Symbols on the AAC app Speak for Yourself, you have come to the right place! Smarty Symbols is the symbol of choice on the Speak for Yourself app for iPad. We have prepared a pdf. file that you can download and print for yourself to use as a companion to the app and also to use and find symbols on our website. HOW TO USE [...]

By |2019-07-08T08:27:41-04:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Tips for making money on Teachers Pay Teachers

If you have just recently opened your Teachers Pay Teachers store this post if for you. You have already taken the step to decide to share your creation with the world and why not make some money with it? Teachers Pay Teachers has become a leader in the market of materials for teachers by teachers. You may be feeling a little discouraged and not yet seeing the return on the time invested and I wanted to give you [...]

By |2018-02-16T14:30:14-04:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Autism, Speech Therapy, and Early Intervention

A new government survey of parents suggests that 1 in 45 children, ages 3 through 17, have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Ideally, these children would be diagnosed and begin receiving treatment as early as possible. Early intervention is key when you’re talking about autism. Kids with ADS often have speech delays and communication issues that can prevent them from achieving the same milestones as their peers. Speech therapy services can give these children tools to navigate the [...]

By |2017-12-10T19:29:36-04:00December 10th, 2017|Categories: Autism, Blog, Early Intervention, Visual Support|0 Comments

The Best Activity to Target Every Goal on Your Caseload

by Jill Shook We've all been there: after 280173 iterations of your therapy schedule, you still have a lot of mixed groups. What to do when you have little Johnny working on prepositions, little Suzy working on past tense verbs, and little Kimmy working on /r/? Enter my secret weapon: interactive books! Here's how I use them to target every goal on my caseload: Research has shown that incorporating movement into learning is the best way to engage [...]

By |2017-10-28T18:10:27-04:00October 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Interactive Books, TPT seller|Tags: , |0 Comments

Who is Kristine Lindsay

Give me a little information on yourself and your TPT store. My name is Kristine and I am a preschool SLP!  I work in a public school in New Jersey just about 10 minutes from where I grew up.  This is my 10th year (CRAZY!) as an SLP and I LOVE it more and more each day. I hold a Bachelors Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and a Masters Degree from [...]

By |2017-10-16T13:50:22-04:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog, TPT seller|0 Comments

WIL AAC HINDER SPEECH? SEPARATING TRUTHS FROM MYTHS

Many times we are so flooded with information that we cannot distinguish the truth from the myths. When this happens, I like to look at the facts. If you look at the evidence, oftentimes, it speaks for itself. In the world of AAC use, there are many myths and misconceptions. The use of AAC is widely thought of as a deterrent or a hindrance to verbal communication. Often, it is frowned upon or postponed as a last resort. Parents [...]

By |2017-09-13T18:10:36-04:00September 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What is AAC and why you should care if you have a child with Autism

The great Maya Angelou so wisely acknowledged that “Words are things. We must be careful about the words we use. Someday we will be able to measure the power of words.” Can you imagine living in a world where words did not come so easily and communication seemed near impossible? Maya Angelou could. She spent many years of her childhood completely unable to communicate using speech. She knew all too well the struggles and the isolation. THE GIFT [...]

By |2017-09-18T10:24:19-04:00September 8th, 2017|Categories: AAC, Autism, Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments