By MaryDee Atkins, M.S., CCC-SLP According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), “augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) includes all forms of communication (other than oral speech) that are used to express thoughts, needs, wants, and ideas.” In addition to non-speech communication such as facial expression, gestures, manual signs, and body language, AAC may include low […]
By Karen Storm, Midland Supervisor Behavior management systems provide the structure and motivation students need to succeed in school and in life. At Midland, educators use a variety of proactive techniques to promote a positive learning environment and help students learn to manage their own behaviors. One of the most critical components of an effective […]
At Midland, students enjoy many “value-added” experiences that help them thrive individually, socially and emotionally, as well as academically.
At Midland, our goal is to educate students for today and prepare them for tomorrow.
From customized tablets to voice-activated software, technology is changing the way students with disabilities live, learn and communicate.