DIY Communication Boards for Persons with Aphasia

Communication boards are simple means to help a person communicate their needs. In this blog, we will help you make DIY Communication Boards for Persons with Aphasia. Many People with Aphasia find it difficult to communicate due to brain damage. These boards can be very easy, cost-effective, and simple to use. It consists of simple …

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Avaz AAC for Communication

AAC stands for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. In this blog, we will tell you about Avaz AAC for Communication.  Further, these are devices and tools that help communication. Furthermore, few children and people who have speech difficulties greatly benefit from AAC tools and devices. Here is a link to what is AAC: https://1specialplace.com/product/my-child-and-aac/ Avaz is …

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What to do When Your Child gets an Autism Diagnosis

What to do When Your Child gets an Autism Diagnosis When Your Child gets an Autism Diagnosis When a professional informs you that your child has autism spectrum disorder, it may be a new term to you. At this moment as a parent, you may be feeling somewhat confused.  Remember this, however: Autism will never …

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AAC: Myths and Facts

AAC: Myths and Facts What is Augmentative and Alternative Communication? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is a mode of communication wherein strategies, tools, and devices are used to supplement or replace spoken language. These devices are required for children & adults who have speech impairments. Some individuals prefer communicating by maintaining a notebook and them …

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Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) The Picture Exchange Communication System is a systematic way to teach a child how to communicate with someone. This can be done by giving a picture of what the child wants to communicate. The program was originally designed for children with autism but can be used for other non-verbal children …

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AAC for Children with Autism

AAC for Children with Autism One of the major struggles faced by children with autism is their inability to effectively communicate with others. While some kids with autism can produce speech, they may not always be able to use these utterances meaningfully to communicate with others. Whereas, some others could be completely ‘non-verbal’ and might …

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Tips For Teaching AAC to a Child

Tips For Teaching AAC to a Child Alternative & Augmentative Communication helps the child to learn communication through different modalities (especially using a device) other than the verbal mode. The hardest part about using AAC devices with children, is, knowing what to do with it once you have it. Another doubt can be understanding how …

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