Celebrating Student Project Success!

Celebrating Student Project Success!

In A.R. MacNeill Secondary School’s resource room, 11 student reporters researched the lives and accomplishments of beloved role model Canadians. These fine Canucks looked at the lives of famous athletes,…

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Dragon Camp

Dragon Camp

Speech to text software (such as Dragon Naturally Speaking) is gaining influence in the classroom environment as an accommodation to support students who struggle with writing. SET-BC supports loans of…

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More Fun at Kurzweil Camps!

More Fun at Kurzweil Camps!

SET-BC Student Activity Days have been running across the province for several years. These student focused training days are a fun way to provide students (and their supporting teachers and…

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Kelly Fonner Switches on the Charm!

Kelly Fonner Switches on the Charm!

Assistive Technology can be an invaluable support to students in their pursuit of becoming independent and completing required tasks in the school environment. However, effective implementation of assistive technology is…

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Cool Communicators Camp Summer 2011

Cool Communicators Camp Summer 2011

Imagine what it is like to not be able to speak intelligibly or to be completely non-verbal. Augmentative or alternative communication strategies and speech generating devices are available to support…

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A Whale of a Book!

A Whale of a Book!

What happens when you mix one part clever students, one part Clicker 5 and a dash of instruction? Creativity, engagement and fun! That’s just what happened in the Skills for…

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AAC Community Day in Coquitlam

AAC Community Day in Coquitlam

On Monday November 21st 2011, an enthusiastic group of students participated in Coquitlam School District’s fourth annual AAC Community Day. Their Speech Language Pathologists, Anya Bayley, Sabrina Driedger and Doris…

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Kurzweil Camp comes to Kamloops

Kurzweil Camp comes to Kamloops

Thirteen students from grades 4 to 12 attended a Kurzweil Camp recently in Kamloops. The students came from seven elementary schools and two high schools. Some of the students have…

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Open Book Opens Books!

Open Book Opens Books!

On November 10, 2011 SET-BC collaborated with the Provincial Resource Center for the Visually Impaired (PRCVI) to pilot a new Student Activity Day – Open Book Camp. This student focused…

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Kurzweil Camp Coquitlam

Kurzweil Camp Coquitlam

On November 4th a keen group of middle school boys attended a Kurzweil Camp at Bramblewood Elementary in Coquitlam, British Columbia. Each of these SET-BC students uses a laptop computer…

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