Blogs - AssistiveWare

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Communication partner skills: Do you have them?

There is a lot of research about communication partner behavior and how they interact with non-speaking people and/or AAC users. We clearly see that speaking people dominate the conversations. In the on-demand training video “Communication partner skills” Part 1 and 2, part of our AAC training series, our senior Speech Pathologist Amanda Hartmann teaches tips, tricks and strategies that will help us all become successful communication partners.
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AAC Awareness Month 2020: Exploring AAC buzzwords

To help us all get our heads around the common jargon we share, we have compiled a lists of over 20 AAC buzzwords. This compilation includes definitions of commonly used terms such as presume competence, modeling and attributing meaning. Each buzzword is clearly explained with some key tips and reminders. Share our buzzwords within your teams.
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AAC Awareness Month Discount

With everything that is going on in the world, access to AAC is more important than ever. That’s why for AAC Awareness Month, we will have a 5-day discount and include more apps than ever.
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In-memoriam Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips, a disability advocate, passed away at age 39. Our CEO David Niemeijer looks back at the memories shared with Michael in the assistive technology world.
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