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Does your child with Cerebral Palsy have oral motor dysfunction? Is he or she non-verbal?
This kit can help!
Call and request Kit No. 440 – Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Knowing how a person feels about events that are happening, or about themselves, is something most people believe they’ll be able express at will. If a person is happy – or upset – about a situation, her or she will express it verbally and in body language. However, individuals with Cerebral Palsy sometimes are not able to utilize speech or have total control over body movements, and in those cases, alternate methods of communication are developed.
Kit No. 440 – Augmentative and Alternative Communication includes:
- Communicating Effectively
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication Provider List
- Process to Obtain AAC Equipment and Software
- AAC Industry Organization Contact List
- About Assistive Technology
- "Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology and Transition Planning," The Family Center on Technology and Disability
Whether its text-to-speech or eye tracking technology, using a voice synthesizer or sign language, or rudimentary forms of body language, most people with Cerebral Palsy can communicate even if they are non-verbal. If you would like to learn more, order Kit No. 440FP today!
Call MyChild™ at (800) 692-4453
Ask for Kit No. 440 – Augmentative and Alternative Communication
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