Ep 121: Real Talk AAC ft. Rachel Madel


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Deb & Maria welcomed Rachel Madel to the show. Maria drank Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc while Rachel had a margarita. Cheers :) Rachel Madel M.A.,CCC-SLP is a Los Angeles-based speech-language pathologist and communication expert dedicated to coaching parents and professionals on how to incorporate technology to best support speech and language development. Rachel presents both nationally and abroad on the use of augmentative alternative communication (AAC) for children with complex communication needs and coaches clinicians, teachers and parents on integrating technology in classrooms and at home to support communication. When she’s not working with children in her private practice in Los Angeles, she co-hosts a weekly podcast called “Talking With Tech” that focuses on best practices in AAC. She is the founder of a digital media company that provides educational resources, therapy materials and training videos to help support parents and professionals of children with autism. Her work has been featured in Autism Parenting Magazine, United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Speech Science, Praactical AAC, Xceptional Ed, Closing the Gap and ChildNEXUS. The book Rachel is reading right now: https://www.amazon.com/Tribe-Mentors-Short-Advice-World/dp/1328994961To be a patron click here: https://www.patreon.com/slpswineandcheese Please rate and review our show on iTunes!! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/slps-wine-and-cheeses-podcast/id1384334799 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.