Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) Devices
According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), assistive technology (AT) is defined as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified,..
Multiple Sclerosis on Speech and Swallowing
Multiple sclerosis, or more commonly referred to as (MS), is a disease that effects the neurons in our brain and spinal cord. In MS, our own immune systems mistakenly attack..
Auditory Processing Disorder
Professionals began clinically assessing central auditory dysfunction in the 1950s. (C)APD is diagnosed using two primary types of tests: behavioral (psychosocial) and electrophysiological. APD can only be diagnosed by an..
Bilingualism- Spanish/English Language Learners
Given that so many individuals speak two or more languages, I thought it would be beneficial to discuss bilingualism. More specifically, we will be focusing on children that are exposed..
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
AAC is a way for individuals to communicate when they do not have physical means to speak, it is their means of expressing thoughts, words, or ideas. It can be..