Archive for the Low Tech AAC Category

ABC News Features Many Ways pALS Communicate

ABC News Features Many Ways pALS Communicate

 Video: This ABC news spot features a glimpse at many communication methods from eye tracking on a computer based speech generating device (SGD) to the use of a head mounted laser pointer to target words and letters on a paper communication poster.  You will see people who use a BoogieBoard (a light weight LCD writing […]

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How to Communicate with Only Eye Movement (inc.: E-Tran & Vocal Eyes Instruction Videos)

How to Communicate with Only Eye Movement (inc.: E-Tran & Vocal Eyes Instruction Videos)

By: Amy Roman, CCC-Speech Therapist. Yesterday I spotted Jason Becker in a front page article in the San Francisco Chronicle.   Jason achieved world fame as a virtuoso, speed-metal guitarist and songwriter while still in his teens.   During the late 80’s he released 3 albums including one with […]

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Maintain Ability to Type, Swipe and Point

Maintain Ability to Type, Swipe and Point

By Amy Roman, CCC-SLP The husband of one of my patients invented this horizontal stylus about 12 years ago.  His wife could no longer isolate her index fingers for typing but she could still move her arms to type.  Her other fingers were getting in the way […]

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