Tag Archives: AAC

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community – June 2017

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What research is being done in employment, education, and technology to improve the lives of people who are Deaf … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Resumen Semanal de las Noticias sobre la Discapacidad: Lunes, 21 de Julio – Viernes, 25 de Julio

Interés Humano: “Extraordinario” niño pequeño termina triatlón con su hermano discapacitado (NBC Today) Un niño de 8 años de edad, no quería que su hermano de 6 años de edad que usa una silla de ruedas pierda la oportunidad de … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, July 21 – Friday, July 25

Human Interest: ‘Extraordinary’ little boy finishes triathlon with his disabled brother (NBC Today) An 8-year-old boy did not want his 6-year-old sibling who uses a wheelchair to miss out on a triathlon, so he pulled and pushed his little brother … Continue reading

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What are Developmental Disabilities?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) define developmental disabilities (DD) as a “group of conditions due to impairment in physical, learning, language, or behavior areas. These conditions begin during the developmental period, may impact day-to-day functioning, and usually … Continue reading

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June is Aphasia Awareness Month

The National Aphasia Association (NAA) defines aphasia as an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person’s ability to process language but does not affect intelligence.  Aphasia impairs the ability to speak and understand language; individuals with aphasia can also experience … Continue reading

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Webcast: Knowledge Translation in Augmentative and Alternative Communication: A Randomized Controlled Study

Join the Center for Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer for a 60-minute webcast on September 22. This webcast will present methods and results of a randomized controlled study that evaluated a knowledge translation (KT) strategy designed to communicate effectively new … Continue reading

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