AAC in the Classroom

Alternative and Augmentative Communication is a system of tools designed to enhance a student’s ability to interact with their environment. The specific AAC device is only one small part of the overall structure that also contains caregiver/teacher training, symbol set selection, method of access, and […]

Communication is more than requesting [Infographic]

We don’t measure the quality of communication by the number of words or the complexity of language we use – we measure it based on the pragmatic breadth of the conversation. The above infographic explains the various types of pragmatics and why pragmatic breadth has to be […]

The day is full of communication opportunities

There is no better communication partner for children than their parents. That’s the main reason that much of the recent research in autism management focuses on parent mediated intervention as a way for a speech professional (like a speech therapist) to maximize communication outcomes.