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September Communication Corner

September Celebrates World Day of the Deaf! Please join us in celebrating World Day of the Deaf on September 25th, 2022.  This very special day is meant not only to celebrate Deaf culture but also to bring awareness to the need for equity in communication and that communication is a basic human

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July Communication Corner

Summer has arrived! And that means there are more opportunities for fun events. It also means that we are experiencing new environments more frequently and need to communicate about those because communication is everywhere! For example, you may be at a concert and getting too warm or you may be at a

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June is DeafBlind Awareness Month!

To mark June and its special significance to the DeafBlind community, we are sharing some tips on building relationships with those you support who are DeafBlind. Why? A strong relationship is essential to effective communication. A chart labeling different cross-sections of deafblindness. Vision loss marks the left-hand column. Hearing loss marks the

April Communication Corner – Echolalia

The latest edition of Communication Corner is now available! Communication Corner is a monthly publication from the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations that focuses on communication skills for support professionals. The April edition focuses on Echolalia You may have heard of echolalia before and wondered what it was or what it

November Communication Corner – Language vs Communication

The latest edition of Communication Corner is now available! Communication Corner is a monthly publication from the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations that focuses on communication skills for support professionals. The November 2021 issue focuses on establishing the distinctions between language and communication.  Emphasizing that language is just one tool in