Ben’s AAC journey, from symbols to text

Ben plays pool with a mate

Ben can’t speak because of his cerebral palsy (CP), but he’s been using AAC apps to communicate for years.

Respecting privacy in AAC

Autism Acceptance Month challenges us to examine how we teach autonomy and privacy to people learning to use AAC. Alyssa Hillary is an Autistic graduate student in neuroscience, where they do AAC-related research. Their perspective on privacy and autonomy was so powerful that it needed its own blog, which they tell about in their own words here.

Behind the scenes with Lost Voice Guy

 Behind the scenes with Lost Voice Guy

Lee Ridley AKA Lost Voice Guy can’t talk but isn’t silent. He is (probably) the first stand-up comedian to use a communication aid. He won Britain’s Got Talent 2018.