Monthly Archives: January 2012

Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Part 2

Last week we discussed augmentative and alternative communication (AAC); means of communication, other than speech, which are used by many individuals who have lost the ability to communicate by conventional means. Today we’ll take a look at some of the … Continue reading

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

The goal of a speech-language pathologist is to help their clients communicate to the best of their ability. However, in some cases, communication solely in the traditional sense of speaking is no longer an option. In these situations, a speech … Continue reading

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How Does Aging Affect Communication?

Senior citizens represent the fastest growing segment of the population in the United States. Unfortunately, aging can bring the increased likelihood of disorders that affect speech, language, and communication. What are some common communication disorders that can affect the elderly? … Continue reading

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