CVES™ 105 – Intermediate Core Foldout

#CVESF105

$119.00


Description

CVES™ 105 – Intermediate Core Foldout

CVES™ 105 Core Foldout - Low Tech AAC

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This order includes the CVES™ 105 – Intermediate Core Foldout with 105 core vocabulary icons and core communication card. Can be used standalone for icon exchange and as a language teaching tool. CVES™ 105 is compatible with the CVES™ Full System. Watch CVES Therapy Videos

Your Order Includes:

  • Tri-foldout with 105 core vocabulary icons.
  • Icon size: 1" x 1.25".
  • Core communication card.
  • 70 masking icons.
  • Hook & loop fastening for assembly.
  • Downloadable & reproducible data collection sheets.

CVES™ Durable Icons

CVES™ promotes motor automaticity. The durable icons are removable and returnable to the same location, held securely in place, and organized by color-coding.

Icons come as organized, preprinted sheets of durable vinyl that are perforated to snap apart for easy set-up. No scissors, printers, laminating, or glue needed! Some assembly required. Ages 3 and up. Made in the USA. Features Boardmaker PCS® icons.

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What's Included

Your Order Includes

CVES™ 105 – Intermediate Core Foldout

  • Tri-foldout with 105 core vocabulary icons.
  • Icon size: 1" x 1.25".
  • Core communication card.
  • 70 masking icons.
  • Hook & loop fastening for assembly.
  • Downloadable & reproducible data collection sheets.

Icons come as organized, preprinted sheets of durable vinyl that are perforated to snap apart for easy set-up. No scissors, printers, laminating, or glue needed! Some assembly required. Also, this foldout is compatible with the CVES™ Full System via the Complete your System purchase option. Features Boardmaker PCS® icons.

CVES™ 105 Core Foldout - Low Tech AAC
US Patents: 10,971,024 B2 and 10,170,012 B2
Australian Patent No. 2016244788
PCS® and Boardmaker® are trademarks of Tobii Dynavox LLC. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

Target Audience

Ages 3 and up.

CVES™ 105 – Intermediate Core Foldout may be used standalone for icon exchange and as a language teaching tool.

Author

Megan Brazas

Megan Brazas, MA, CCC-SLP, QOM, is a speech-language pathologist, credentialed early intervention provider, and holds a State of Illinois teaching license. She has extensive experience in working with children with complex communication needs, including autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, rare medical conditions, and complex orthopedic impairments. Additionally, Megan has experience evaluating and treating a variety of speech and language conditions including apraxia of speech and she is PROMPT Trained.

Megan speaks locally and nationally on topics such as core vocabulary, low-tech communication systems, functional communication, supporting communication in the special education setting, curriculum adaptations, behavior management for autism spectrum disorder, and typical language development. Megan’s contributions include presentations at the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), Infintec, Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization, and local school districts. Megan is the creator of the Core Vocabulary Exchange System® (CVES™), a low-tech core vocabulary based communication system which aligns with typical language development, published by Northern Speech Services.

Presenter Disclosures:

Financial — Megan Brazas is presenter of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.

Financial — Megan Brazas is author and creator of the Core Vocabulary Exchange System® (CVES™) published by Northern Speech Services; receives royalties.

Nonfinancial — Megan Brazas has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Customer Reviews

"The CVES system has provided our patients with an easy and understandable way to communicate. Through this system, we have seen great progress and an increase in communication skills with many children." – M. Orsak, SLP

"CVES has made it easier for me to teach and train core words in the classroom. By marrying Picture Exchange with Core/Fringe words in one system, my students are better able to develop a functional communication system while learning basic concepts, sight words, and sentence structure. I also love the durability of the picture icons - they can handle pretty much anything." – B. Wood, MHS, CCC-SLP/L, Chicago Public Schools

"CVES is a no tech solution with robust language. So different from PECS...and much better, IMO. Great for transitioning from no tech to mid-tech to high tech with consistency of icons, core, Fitzgerald key, and more." – B. Speaker-Christensen, SLP

"Thank YOU for creating this system. I think that there are so many amazing high-tech communication devices out there, but not so many low-tech options that are as complete and flexible as your CVES. You really have made a giant contribution to the AAC world, and I am grateful for your invention. The CVES really helps my daughter to focus on understanding and expressing communication without an electronic distraction. All in all, I think her understanding and expression of language is increasing with the CVES. She definitely wants to talk and interact with people more than she used to which is great to see. Thank you so much!" – W. Olberg, Parent

"This system is so functional...I absolutely love it! – SLP

"I've successfully used this with a kiddo who demonstrated success with a core word approach but had difficulty with attending to/activating/being motivated by anything high tech. He also had difficulty understanding communicative intent (clearly splinter skilled!). I thought this was a great step in teaching core vocabulary with some more "PECS"-like methods for teaching intent, etc. My hope was with some mastery of the core symbols and communicative intent, he'd ultimately transition to high tech!" – J. Salley, SLP

"Since attending the CEU course for CVES at the TSHA Convention, we have begun incorporating the system into our clinic’s daily sessions. The response from each child and their families is INCREDIBLE. I have never had kids respond as quickly as they are now using CVES! One parent has seen so much success that she is ordering a CVES for her child to use in all environments. We have many different children using CVES, and it is amazing to see their increased ability to communicate, have their needs met, and their newfound independence. In fact, one of our non-verbal children began immediately verbalizing the pre-constructed phrases. He quickly moved into making various phrases himself and saying each word in the phrase. We believe that he is beginning to read the words on each CVES icon even though he isn't familiar with them. This child only scripted during sessions and never independently/spontaneously produced words or phrases for functional, purposeful speech until the introduction of CVES!” - Kate Permenter, MS, CCC-SLP, Beyond Words, PLLC

"I used CVES in my first-fourth grade cluster classroom for students who require moderate supports. I have a full class of 13 students; 4 students use a form of AAC to support communication (3 PECS users and 1 LAMP user), and the remaining 9 students primarily use verbal language to communicate but benefit from the use of visuals to support their messages. All have used core boards during small group lessons. I incorporated CVES in the context of small group academic and social lessons. Students used CVES to comment on a read aloud, answer questions, and describe illustrations. They requested preferred play items and direct play for example 'Want bubbles down' with CVES. Students also used CVES to tell how characters in a book felt or how the student was feeling. They also used social phrases in CVES during play activities like 'Wow,' 'Awesome,' and 'Yay!' When leading a CVES lesson, I used aided language stimulation with ease and students were very responsive to cues to use CVES as well. I am currently in week 4 of a 6-week literacy unit where we are focusing on writing. I'm incorporating CVES each week to model building sentences from the text we read or about the text. Students find a page in the text they'd like to write about. I find a sentence in the text, and we work together to construct the sentence using CVES. Afterward, I write the sentence on a whiteboard modeling sentence mechanics. By the end of the week, students are ready to copy the sentence from a model or construct their own sentences using a core vocabulary word bank. Overall, CVES has benefitted all levels of students in my classroom, and I see endless possibilities for future lessons that could incorporate CVES." – S. Tabatsalis, LBS1-Mod/Aut(Int), Chicago Public Schools

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