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Talk Like A Pirate Day!

Talk Like A Pirate Day!

September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. If you don’t already know this, Talk Like a Pirate Day started as a joke-a parodic holiday on which everyone would emphasize the R sound and talk like a pirate. Created by two men from Oregon, John Baur and Mark Summers, the day was not meant to celebrate pirates or ruin the speech patterns of children, but to simply have fun!…

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Tragedy in Orlando

Tragedy in Orlando

For some assistance explaining and discussing the tragedy in Orlando, download the Breaking News article: Tragedy in Orlando. The world mourns with #Orlando © Copyright 2016 n2y, LLC. All Rights…

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The Language Circle

The Language Circle

I am sitting on a chair just partially my size, with a similarly scaled table in front of me. I am waiting for the students to come in from their morning walk. The activities and the playlist of songs are lined up. The picture books and other visual supports are organized, and all is ready.…

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Presume Competence! Q & A Interview

Presume Competence! Q & A Interview

I am the Director of Training. It is my responsibility to educate teachers and school district personnel about n2y solutions and preferred practices for implementation. I consider myself an advocate for the students and for the educators in achieving the best outcomes over time. The ultimate goal is to provide teachers with quality materials so they can engage all students allowing them to be as independent as possible while engaging in meaningful tasks.…

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What Do History and Research Say About Symbols?

What Do History and Research Say About Symbols?

It’s likely that most people would agree with the statement that the one of the core purposes of education is to develop students with the abilities to understand and respond to information. Students arrive in our schools and classrooms with disparate skills and abilities, different social experiences, dissimilar instruction, and other discordant factors, but educators and therapists are called upon to fulfill the core purposes of education.…

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Collaboration in the Classroom

Collaboration in the Classroom

Collaboration in the Classroomby Scott Marfilius, MA, Curriculum & InstructionMarch 2016 “Being a team player” is a phrase that is used in sports, business and education. Here are some general steps,…

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Working with Students with Complex Needs

Working with Students with Complex Needs

Working with Students with Complex Needsby Jacquie Clark, MA, CCC-SLPFebruary 2016 We work with so many talented and creative people in the field of education, speech language pathology and assistive…

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Students with Communication Challenges

Students with Communication Challenges

Unique Learning System®, News-2-You® and Students with Communication Challenges Guest Blog By Elisa BarhoumAssistive Technology Consultant, Saltillo CorporationFebruary 2016As an Assistive Technology…

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Lesson Plans have a New Look

Lesson Plans have a New Look

n2y's Lesson Plans Have a New Look(click title to view 11 min video)Feb 2016New lessons plans for Unique Learning System and News-2-You will focus on expanding the instructional direction of…

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News-2-You® New Lesson Plans

News-2-You® New Lesson Plans

News-2-You® New Lesson PlansInterview with Allison Vice, Director of Products for n2yWritten by Anne Johnson-OlissFebruary 2016From n2y… new lesson plans for News-2-You®! Printable and interactive,…

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