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  • Localised images to aid recognition – What about free localised AAC symbols? Wed, 08 Aug 2018 19:24:27 +0000

    Thanks to a note from Aejaz Zahid about an article on the BBC website we came across a wonderful example of how localised and personalised pictures can help those who find it hard to read or remember important items in their social setting.  The article reminds one of the  importance of knowing the local situation in […]

  • Classifying AAC symbols for ease of use Tue, 03 Jul 2018 21:45:19 +0000

    There has been a long history and much debate about the way we classify AAC symbols for ease of use.  Do we make it easy for people to choose the symbols they want on a communication board from a label?  Should we try to provide categories and if so which ones?  Do we need to […]

  • Global versus Universal? Fri, 25 May 2018 20:16:20 +0000

    “Global” reflects the nuance of culture and language, “Universal” assumes that one size fits all. Working with UNICEF and the AAC Cohort is one of the most exciting things we have been doing recently.  We have had telemeetings with lots of discussions about opening the world of AAC symbols to the widest possible audience.  Topics […]