What is it? “Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) includes all forms of communication (other than oral speech) that are used to express thoughts, needs, wants, and ideas. We all use..
Healthy Communication & Popular Technology Initiative
Technology today allows us to do some pretty amazing things, but at what cost? Researchers have found that technology may be enhancing our lives in many ways, however, it is..
An individual’s voice is often a very distinguishing characteristic. We are often (not always!) able to make accurate assumptions about an individual solely by hearing their voice, including age, mood,..
“Dementia” is a term that most people are familiar with, however, there are a lot of common misconceptions about it. For example, many people believe that dementia is a disease..
AAC Assessment: Things to Consider!
When evaluating or assessing an individual who can be a possible candidate for an augmentative and alternative communication device (AAC), there are a variety of aspects to consider and assess...