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Communication Corner – Resource Guide for Supporting Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Individuals 3rd Annual Publication

Jul 27, 20231 min read

The third annual publication of the Resource Guide for Supporting Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing Individuals has been released! The purpose of this guide is to offer resources in one central location for those who support or care for…

Communication Corner – July is Disability Pride Month

Jul 7, 2023

Each year we celebrate July as Disability Pride Month.  It’s a time to celebrate and advocate for a more inclusive world! What can YOU do to make a difference for…

Communication Corner – June is National Aphasia Awareness Month

Jun 2, 2023

What is Aphasia? An impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write Seven tips for communicating with someone with Aphasia: A…

Communication Corner – May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

May 9, 2023

Research has shown that effective communication is key to positive mental health. Communication drives our ability to form relationships and share our wants and needs with another person. It also…

Communication Corner – April is Autism Acceptance Month!

Apr 5, 2023

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is now the fastest growing developmental disorder impacting 1 in 36 people.  Additionally, 40% of those with ASD have limited speech or do not communicate through…