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aided communication

communication aids or devices are used to help communication, described more fully on the Communication Matters website http://www.communicationmatters.org.uk/glossary-term/aided-communication

AAC systems

AAC

a range of aided and unaided methods of using AAC

access methods

access

different methods used to access any aided communication; keyboards, eye gaze, mice, trackerballs, joysticks, switches

Volunteering and paid work for adults who use AAC

Volunteering and paid work for adults who use AAC, Trembath, D., Balandin S., Stancliffe R. J., and Togher L. , Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, Jun, Volume 22, Issue 3, p.201-218, (2010)
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Making connections: veterans without speech master the art of conversation and living

connections

Murphy, P. (2009), 'Making connections: veterans without speech master the art of conversation and living'. PN, December 2009, pp.30-35.

A magazine article about US veterans forced by complex disabilities to relearn many things, including the art of conversation.

KEYWORDS: hobbies, relationships, inner strength, employment

Core AAC terms

meaning
of
core
AAC
terms

Core AAC terms are defined on the Communication Matters website.

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Terry using a communication aid after a stroke

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communication
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a
stroke

Terry, aged 35 years had a stroke two years ago. Following the stroke she was not able to walk, her right side paralysed; and she could not say any words at all.

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Mark's experiences in day centres

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day centres

Mark was born in 1980. He was starved of oxygen during his birth, which resulted in very severe Cerebral Palsy. His parents had no more children, and devoted their lives to his care. Mark’s mother gave up her career to look after him.

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Craig's experiences of getting into work

getting
into
work

Hi, my name is Craig and I have been asked to share my experiences of getting into work.

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