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Communication Corner – May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

May 9, 20232 min read

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 allows us to discuss our deeper thoughts and feelings as…

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…

Communication Corner – March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!

Mar 7, 2023

To celebrate this important month, we wanted to share tips for encouraging inclusive communication environments.  Our access to communication is the backbone of our connection to one another.  By ensuring…

Communication Corner: Transitioning from School to Adulthood with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Feb 8, 2023

Did you know? Independent Monitoring for Quality (IM4Q) results showed that 61% of children who do not communicate with words have a system for communication. However, for adults, only 27-30%…

Communication Corner – New Year, New Communication Opportunities!

Jan 3, 2023

As we enter 2023, take the time to look at communication goals to propel communication access and understanding forward. You can use the LifeCourse Framework and its tools to assess…