The Vital Role of IT in AAC and Speech Pathology

The Vital Role of IT in AAC and Speech Pathology

For those who rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices to communicate, it’s essential that the technology is both secure and up-to-date. This is why having an IT professional working with AAC and speech pathologists is so...

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What is Aphasia?

What is Aphasia?

Aphasia is defined as a difficulty with language (reading, understanding, speaking or writing) that results from damage to a specific area of the brain. The most common cause of aphasia is a stroke, however, aphasia may result from a traumatic...

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The Importance of Modelling AAC

The Importance of Modelling AAC

Modelling AAC In this post, we will explain and define what we mean when we use the term ‘modelling’ when speaking about alternative and augmentative communication (AAC). Simply put, modelling means pointing to the symbols on an AAC display as we...

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Swallowing Problems and Speech Pathology

Swallowing Problems and Speech Pathology

Dysphagia  As well as working with people with communication difficulties, speech pathologists work with people who have difficulties swallowing, eating and drinking. The term we use for this is ‘dysphagia’. Swallowing difficulties can be...

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Participation and AAC

Participation and AAC

Engaging with the world around.   We love seeing how Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) can lead to enhanced participation for our clients. Participation is varied and personal and means something different for every one of our...

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