In this section you will find general articles related to the field of augmentative-alternative communication (AAC). The articles address questions such as, "What is AAC?"; "What is partner assisted visual scanning?"; "What is single switch scanning?". Many of these articles contain specific examples that can be viewed in the video, "I love assistive technology."
Most people cannot even imagine not being able to speak. Maybe you have travelled in a country where you didn't speak the language or maybe you have suffered from a bad case of laryngitis and lost your voice? How did this temporary inability to speak... read full details
Join augmentative-alternative communication (AAC) expert, Nicole Lilienthal, M.S., CCC-SLP, for an exciting glimpse into the wor... read full details
After watching the video, “I Love Assistive Technology.” you may be interested in learning more about “Mr. P’s” communication device and how he is able to co... read full details
Partner assisted scanning is an access method used by nonverbal people who cannot physically point to pictures or words themselves (i.e., they can’t select directly) when using a “no-tech” read full details
Meet “Mr. P” a 35 year old, nonverbal male with a medical diagnosis of quadriplegic athetoid cerebral palsy who uses a combination of “no-tech” and “high-tech” read full details