Entries in AAC (37)


Presume Competence

For there is danger in condemning a child to a life of unfulfilled potential when we restrict their access (education, communication, experience, opportunity, based on what we assume they can handle.

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Communication Matters

Communication Matters is a Facebook group for families in Washington State, although any parent interested in augmentative and alternative communication is welcome. This group is for parents and other family members/caregivers of children who are non-verbal or unable to meet all of their communication needs verbally.

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Conan's Experience with his Talker (guest post)

I am excited to share that I have several guest posts planned this month in celebration of AAC Awareness Month! Today, I am honored to bring you this first guest post by an AAC mom sharing her AAC story in her own words. Thank you, Kaz, for taking the time to share your story.

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SLP Book Club: Schuyler's Monster: A Father's Journey with His Wordless Daughter

Once I started it, I did not want to put it down. Robert Rummel-Hudson's writing is honest, raw, and poignant. He has a dry wit and sense of humor that I appreciate.

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SLP Book Club: Ghost Boy

This is one of those books that I wish I could get everyone (every adult) to read. But at the very least, anyone who works with or has a loved one who is nonverbal.

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