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A weekly publication by the United States Society for Augmentative/Alternative Communication
February 20 , 2014
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Free Journal Article: Methods of Communication at End of Life for People with ALS

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Speech, communication and use of augmentative communication in young people with cerebral palsy: The SH&PE population study - Cockerill - 2013 - Child: Care, Health and Development - Wiley Online L...

Speech, communication and use of augmentative communication in young people with cerebral palsy: The SH&PE population study - Cockerill - 2013 - Child: Care, Health and Development - Wiley Online L... | Speak Up! | Scoop.it
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Web Links assistive technology and augmentative communication ...

Web Links assistive technology and augmentative communication, Linda Burkhart. See on Scoop.it – RETT Syndrome ... February 15th, 2014 | Theme: News · Bookmark and Share · Multi-modal Communication Strategies » ...
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Chatable has arrived! | The Spectronics Blog

Chatable has arrived! | The Spectronics Blog | Speak Up! | Scoop.it
The brand new AAC app from Therapy Box, has just been released on the App Store - (literally hours ago!) and we were lucky enough to get... (RT @Spectronics: RT @katielspec: Chatable has arrived!
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Reading and (a little) Writing (and AAC) - YouTube

Maya and I play with the magna-doodle in an attempt to figure out what she's able to read, and to experiment with writing. A few important notes: -This is lo...
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Assistive Technology Opens Doors of Communication - Ottawa Family Living Magazine

Assistive Technology Opens Doors of Communication - Ottawa Family Living Magazine | Speak Up! | Scoop.it
By Mark Austin

Do you have a child or a loved one who has autism? Assistive technology takes high-tech toys and puts them to use by helping nonverbal people find their voices.
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Mid-Michigan Augmentative & Alternative Communication Conference

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Michigan’s Integrated Technology Supports (MITS) is a statewide project focused on assistive technology, the instructional framework of universal design for learning (UDL), and accessible instructional materials (AIM).
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East Haven ALS sufferer, veteran won’t stop fighting

East Haven ALS sufferer, veteran won’t stop fighting | Speak Up! | Scoop.it
EAST HAVEN >> Robert Giammatti doesn’t know where it came from, this disease that slowly robbed him of his ability to walk, talk, drink or eat.
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Wearable Technology as a Human Right - MIT Technology Review

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Wearable Technology as a Human Right
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Our society has decided that organizations and businesses always have the right to use a camera for security, but the right to wear a camera as an assistive device seems less assured.
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5 Ways to Build Awareness of the Power of Communication

5 Ways to Build Awareness of the Power of Communication | Speak Up! | Scoop.it
Awhile back I helped a graduate student clinician lead a session with some children who do not yet have AAC systems in place. Communicating with pictures is hard for them and doesn’t yet make sense.
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Low-cost tech helps brain-injured patients speak

Low-cost tech helps brain-injured patients speak | Speak Up! | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: This writer was a colleague of the founder of SpeakYourMind in Brown University's BrainGate lab (Assistive technology is an important tool, giving disabled individuals integral, meaningful access to communication.
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Augmentative & Alternative Communication Devices – YouTube ...

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This video introduces viewers to the concept of augmentative and alternative communication and how speech communication devices can help those challenged by … See on www.youtube.com. February 16th, 2014 | Theme: News ...
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Teachers offered tips on using technology in the classroom - Royal Oak Daily Tribune

Teachers offered tips on using technology in the classroom - Royal Oak Daily Tribune | Speak Up! | Scoop.it
Teachers offered tips on using technology in the classroom Royal Oak Daily Tribune Topics include; digital citizenship, digital footprints virtual teaching and learning, assistive technologies, mobile learning, video games in learning, web2.0 and...
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