The Biggest Myth About AAC

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Mar. 8, 2022Updated Jul. 14, 2022

It is a myth that AAC inhibits verbal speech! Assistive and Augmentative Communication (AAC) only supports verbal speech and children will try to talk more when using a different form of communication. Speech language pathologist Ali Steers says that if a child is struggling with verbal speech, there is absolutely no harm in introducing AAC.

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