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What could a parent learn at an Assistive Technology Conference?

In 2010 I attended my first assistive technology conference. I was a mom trying to find technology that my daughter could use to communicate. I went to the conference to get information from experts. I assumed that if I went to the right conference, I could find the right technology, and the right strategies to learn to use it.
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Just Ask: What we can learn from AAC users

Last year, we launched a new section of our website called Learn AAC. Our next project was to better support AAC users themselves. Here we share the insights we got from AAC users on their experiences.
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What is PODD?

Are you wondering what PODD is ? Read about this communication system, created by Australian speech-language pathologist, Gayle Porter.
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Proloquo2Go is ready for your Mac

It was on Mac that our augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) journey started almost 15 years ago. In 2005, Proloquo was released. This precursor to Proloquo2Go was the first AAC app on Mac OS X. We are coming full circle with the release of Proloquo2Go for Mac with macOS Catalina.
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Inclusion is about truly leveling the playing field

Inclusion is one of those words that has a beautiful ring to it, but in practice can mean many things to many people. Inclusion is about more than putting nonverbal students in mainstream classrooms. It goes beyond physical supports, like access ramps to the local library.
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Proloquo2Go 7 adds dark mode, multitasking and calling

It is hard to believe that it is already 10 years ago that the first Proloquo2Go was released. Today we are releasing the 7th major update. Proloquo2Go 7 introduces a number of exciting new features that we would like to tell you more about.
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Choosing between simPODD and Proloquo2Go

What are the differences between Proloquo2Go and simPODD? This article answers a few questions about our products to help you choose which one is the best fit in your Augmentative and Alternative Communication journey.
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