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What do you do with your voice?

A couple of years back, I succumbed to such a terrible cold that I lost my voice entirely for two weeks. Phone calls to my family on a Thanksgiving were futile. 68 more words

Do you have a hero?

On the playground, a seven year old decided to program these questions into the augmentative communication devices of the two girls (beautiful and non verbal, blind and quadriplegic ) with whom I work: 103 more words

Community switches

I have recently begun working with two exceptional teenagers both of whom are just learning how to use head switches to communicate basic ideas. Today we went for a walk around the neighborhood. 74 more words

"Ephphatha!"... 28 Days of Cayden, Day 16

Cayden used the SuperTalker for a while & had good success with that and the eye gaze system. However, I was frustrated with the time-consuming page-changing of that device, and so was Cayden. 1,849 more words


I love you for the very first time

Today I was hanging out with that cool six year old I know who is just learning to use head switches and an iPad app with voice output to communicate. 114 more words

Special Education

Pushing through or dancing through?

One of my favorite six year olds is learning how to communicate using head switches and a voice output app (Proloquo2go.) My job is to make this an exciting experience. 70 more words