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Communication Corner – Communication and Mental Health

May 24, 20241 min read

May is celebrated as Mental Health Awareness Month. We all have mental health but sometimes our mental health struggles. Some people may develop a mental illness.  Mental illness has the capability to impact our ability to communicate effectively.  It can…

Communication Corner – Communication and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Apr 22, 2024

April is recognized as Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month Communication is typically impacted by ASD. Some of those impacts may include… Limited or different eye contact Difficulty noticing and understanding…

Communication Corner – Seeing It All

Mar 19, 2024

It is estimated that up to 75% of people with intellectual disabilities also have a vision impairment. Regular vision screening and monitoring for vision changes are even more important for…

Communication Corner – Celebrating Black American Sign Language

Feb 22, 2024

February is recognized across the United States as Black History Month. Did you know American Sign Language, like any language, has variations by culture? Deaf African Americans faced not only…

Communication Corner – November Celebrates Active Listening!

Nov 13, 2023

Listening is half of communication!  We listen in many different ways and each of them is important.  Below are some tips to help you to be a better receiver of…