More and more speech pathologists are using apps to improve communication and therapy. These applications are revolutionizing the field of speech-language pathology. They can be used on the Iphone, Ipad or Droid phone. Applications have a variety of usage from articulation therapy with children, to communication for individuals with autism to therapy for individuals with… read more
Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Patients Diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Individuals diagnosed with ALS usually will have speech deficits. Due to the progressive nature of ALS, at some point, the individual will typically require augmentative and alternative communication. The speech pathologists should counsel the patient with ALS and let that individual know early on… read more
AAC Patients with severe communication deficits should consider augmentative and alternative communication to augment his or her speech. AAC does not have to be a replacement for speech. Instead, it can help with the overall communication of the individual.