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Amanda Hartmann
Speech Language Pathologist

Loving literacy

AssistiveWare’s Amanda, a Speech-Language Pathologist with over 20 years experience working in schools and with families and as a technology consultant, shares her tips for literacy instruction for an AAC user.

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Pam Harris
Support Specialist

5 fantastic family AAC blogs

There are many wonderful blogs being written by moms and dads who have sons and daughters who use an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) solution. These are just 5 of our favorites.

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Pam Harris
Support Specialist

How to support a bilingual AAC user

It's the first day of school and a new student enters the classroom. Valeria is 12, uses an AAC device and is bilingual! Use this list of resources to make sure Valeria gets the most out of her bilingual advantage.

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Patty Heine
Support Specialist

Blazing a trail for inclusion

I never set out to be a trailblazer. And while I do have a very strong internal sense of social justice, I’m not one to step out and take up a fight. Well, I didn’t used to be, anyways. It’s pretty incredible how much having a child with disabilities can change the way a person parents, though.

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David Niemeijer
Founder and CEO

ALS: When behavior is no longer an option to communicate

When I was about 10 years old I met a young woman, a friend of a family friend, who told exciting stories about sailing around the world with her French boyfriend. They were living the kind of life that most people only dream of. Ten years later I found out from my parents that her boyfriend, this adventurous man that used to sail the seas, had an incurable disease.