assistive technology

Which AAC Technology is Right for Your Students?

by VocoVision on February 10, 2017

AAC technology for studentsAs a teacher, it’s difficult to watch your students with special needs struggle to fit in and enjoy school. Having communication difficulties can make that goal so much less attainable for them, but luckily there are assistive technologies out there that can help. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices combined with speech therapy can make a world of difference for those sweet students who just want to be fully present at school without barriers to communication standing in their way. There are many different technologies and therapies available, and sometimes it’s hard to figure out which one is the best one for your student. Here are some tips to help you navigate the often-confusing world of assistive technology. [continue reading…]



#WhereWeWork Teletherapist Feature – TVI Leslie

by VocoVision on September 16, 2016

Where We WorkTeletherapy is growing at a rapid speed, yet a lot of clinicians, schools, parents, and even the general public are unfamiliar with how it works and why it’s effective. Instead of pulling research and data, we decided to give you a firsthand opinion from the best source – our teletherapists! The clinicians who are virtually providing therapy, navigating and mastering the VocoVision platform, independently managing a caseload or class of students from home, and communicating virtually with every staff member, parent, and teacher are the best resources for learning all about teletherapy. Our #WhereWeWork series is meant to provide info from a clinician’s point of view on what it’s like to work as a teletherapist and what makes their workspace different from an on-site therapist. [continue reading…]