Multimodal communication is a method of communicating using a variety of methods, including verbal language, sign language, and different types of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
High tech AAC devices, or speech-generating devices (SGDs), are electronic devices with more advanced processors. They can help individuals with complex communication needs express wants, needs, and ideas more effectively.
Expressive language goals focus on an individual’s use of language. This post will explain how to write goals to address expressive language in intervention using the Communication Community Goal Writing Formula!
Dysarthria is a motor speech disorder that has a significant range in terms of its severity. There are actually 7 different classifications of dysarthria and we will discuss the clinical implications of each. Additionally, we will look at how dysarthria differs from other motor speech disorders.
Apraxia of speech (AOS) is a type of motor speech disorder. It may be acquired or developmental. An SLP can provide treatment for AOS. There are specific characteristics which distinguish it from other speech disorders.
What exactly are AAC accessories and why are they important? I have the tablet itself but do I need anything else? In this post, we will share some of our favorite AAC device (i.e., high tech/speech generating) accessories and how they can increase use and function of one’s AAC or AT system.