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30 Oct

We don’t just want you to be a better communication partner, we want you to be SUPER! Your role as a communication partner is one of the most important “jobs” you will do. AssistiveWare's Amanda shared important traits, tips and tricks.

27 Oct

In this post, we’ll take another look at the results of last year’s International AAC Awareness Month Survey to see what it tells us about the teaching strategies that family members and professionals use to support people who use AAC.

29 Sep

Communication should always be a two-way street. There is so much we can do to be better communication partners for AAC users.

29 Sep

Man with cerebral palsy uses Proloquo4Text and Keeble as communication tools to become a role model for disabled teenagers.

15 Sep

The doors to the AssistiveWare Core Word Classroom are OPEN! The classroom offers a large collection of learning resources, which are designed to support implementation of any AAC system that is based on core words.

25 Aug

AssistiveWare SLP Jennifer Marden updates our blog on how to avoid accidental triggering. The original blog is based on iOS trouble-shooting with Lisa Lehmann, Lateef McLeod and Glenda Watson Hyatt during ISAAC 2016.  

22 Aug

Communication does not stop at home or at school. Successful communication happens when people with communication difficulties can use their AAC system in all environments. Find strategies for using AAC at home in this blog post.

20 Jul

Just a few weeks after his 40th birthday, misfortune struck when Al got injured during a baseball game. In the years after, Al struggled with not being able to speak, communicate his feelings, and understand instructions from others. More than 20 years later, Al was finally able to reconnect with himself and the people around him.

05 Jul

Sometimes it seems like every minute of every day is accounted for with school, therapy, homework, meals and, if you’re lucky, family time. You want your child to be a reader, but how are you supposed to build literacy into daily routines when there’s so much that needs to be done?

16 Jun

When Peter learned he would need a surgery that would remove his tongue and potentially his vocal cords, he took steps to ensure he would not lose his ability to communicate.

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