Parents, caregivers, and teachers should have opportunities to provide input about an individual’s skills when a speech-language pathologist (SLP) is completing a comprehensive assessment. This post covers what types of questions SLPs can ask parents, caregivers, and teachers.
More AAC assessment tools have become available in recent years (and they keep growing!). One thing to take note of is that dynamic assessment is key for best practice when evaluating the pediatric population. In this post, we also share links to various AAC evaluation and progress measures.
An individual has a voice disorder when their vocal pitch, quality, and/or loudness are different from what is expected. Many children who have voice disorders can improve these features through treatment from a speech-language pathologist (SLP).
Many individuals with autism or development disabilities have pragmatic language delays or disorders. Read more to find out how to support their development in this area!
Thinking about exploring a mid tech AAC system for a client or loved one? There are several factors to consider... From communication needs, to literacy skills, to lifestyle, and more; there are several key elements to consider when trialing and selecting a mid tech AAC device.