Pam is an AAC coach for AssistiveWare. She brings three decades of experience as a mother, caregiver, and advocate for her adult son with significant disabilities, including complex communication challenges. Pam has completed the Assistive Technology Application Certificate Program (ATACP).
Most recent blog posts
To my fellow AAC parents - protect the parent/child bond
While learning how to become a supportive communication partner for your child, you need to protect your relationship with your child. Pam Harris, AAC coach and mom of an adult AAC user coaches parents to protect the parent/child bond above all else and shares how. This article is part of AssistiveWare’s team collaboration series, focusing on how all members of the AAC team can work together.
To my fellow AAC parents - building collaborative relationships in your child’s AAC team
While learning how to become a confident communication partner for your child, you need to be a key member of your child’s AAC team. Pam Harris, parent mentor and mom of an adult AAC user, shares how to collaborate with your child’s AAC team. This article is part of AssistiveWare’s team collaboration series, focusing on how all members of the AAC team can work together.
Nonspeaking people have more to say
For AAC Awareness Month 2022, we’re introducing #MoretoSay, a campaign to challenge assumptions about people who cannot speak. Assumptions that they have no opinions or anything to add to a conversation. Pam Harris, an AAC expert and Josh’s mom found that her son had more to say.
Present at upcoming events
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