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Autism acceptance? Not without autistic voices!

Autism acceptance is more than accepting the existence of autism. Autism acceptance is acknowledging the true experts on autism are autistic people. We cannot celebrate Autism Acceptance Month without using our platform to give the stage to autistic people.
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Autism Acceptance Month Discount 2021

Access to communication is a right that has been eroded in the stress of the pandemic. That’s why to mark Autism Acceptance Month this year; we will offer our traditional discount of 50% off to more products for an extended period.
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AAC data collection and privacy

AAC users have an absolute right to privacy of conversation. That is at odds with current practice in language data collection. This blog post calls for data collection that respects the privacy of AAC users.
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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 2020

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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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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