Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and medical health professionals recommending a speech-generating or communication device often encounter questions from caregivers about the research supporting the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
This post is the last post in our blog series called, “Our Speech-Generating Devices: Up Close and Personal.” Check out last week’s post here.
We're kicking off March as YappGuru's first featured developer for 2015! YappGuru is a unique platform managed by a team of dedicated speech-language pathologists who provide therapy services for patients during the day and run YappGuru by night. They're passionate about speech therapy and committed to sharing the latest apps with the community of speech-language pathologists (SLPs). To say they work hard is an understatement.
Caution lots of Halloween puns ahead…
It’s no secret that Lingraphica loves augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices; however, we know many clinicians may find it daunting to introduce a high-tech solution into their client’s lifestyle. We’re here to squash those spooky fears.
Calling all speech-language pathologists who are using a tablet and/or smartphone! Do you have the right mobile apps on your device? Whether you’re working in a home health organization, clinic, or school, it’s vital that you have a tried-and-true method for selecting and incorporating mobile apps into your speech therapy practice. Here are a 10 tips to consider when selecting mobile apps for your professional use.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is a term used to describe any mode of communication other than speech.
It’s finally here! May is Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). All 31 days in May are dedicated to raising awareness of communication disorders.
A new, nationwide effort to educate the public about communication disorders was recently launched by the national American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The campaign, called Identify the Signs, aims to help people recognize the early warning signs of communication disorders. This topic couldn’t be timelier—or more important.