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From the Hands of Babes: AAC Awareness Month Round Up Part 2

In celebration of AAC Awareness Month this October, we asked you to share stories and pictures of the funny, embarrassing, special, entertaining, and typical things that students are able to say because of AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). Yesterday’s post … Continue reading

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From The Hands of Babes: AAC Awareness Month Round Up Part 1

October is Augmentative and Alternative communication (AAC) Awareness Month. Earlier this month, we asked you to post pictures of funny, amazing, adorable things that your children and clients say using their AAC systems. We gave away a beach towel that … Continue reading

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From the Hands of Babes: Celebrating AAC Awareness Month

October is Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month! We’re excited to celebrate because everyday, we are privileged to see the incredible difference AAC makes in the lives of the people using it and the people who love them. We … Continue reading

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Speak for Yourself and VocaliD Bring Cutting-Edge Custom Voices to the iPad

We just released version 2.7 of Speak for Yourself! This version is very exciting for some of you, and for others, there will be no difference in the app. For us, it’s pivotal! This update allows VocaliD voices to be … Continue reading

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We Are the Lucky Ones

I wanted to take some time to reflect on how lucky we have been: individually as speech-language pathologists and as a company.¬†People in business sometimes get offended if you talk about luck playing a role in their success. They feel … Continue reading

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Autism Acceptance Sale Dates: Speak for Yourself Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) App

The Speak for Yourself app will be on sale for 50% off ($149.99 USD) from March 31st through April 4th, 2017 (Friday through Tuesday) in honor of Autism Acceptance Month. There are a large number of individuals on the autism … Continue reading

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Presuming Competence in Practice

“Presume Competence” has become a mantra of many excellent parents and professionals who are implementing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for individuals with complex communication needs (CCN). I’ve also experienced some misunderstandings in person and in online groups suggesting that … Continue reading

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“Tiny” Speak for Yourself Coming Soon to iPhones!

We have a few announcements to make…Two pieces of good news and one necessary business decision. First, the business decision:¬†Effective with the release of the 2.6 update, the price for the Speak for Yourself AAC app will be $299.99 USD. … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Speak for Yourself and…

Speak for Yourself is 50% off ($99.99 USD) October 12th, 13th and 14th, 2016 for AAC Awareness Month! There are literally hundreds of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) options on the market! Making a choice can be overwhelming for parents … Continue reading

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A 47-Second Look at AAC Communication Repair

We take so much for granted. When you know and love people who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), it makes you more acutely aware of how much we take communication for granted. And often, when you know and love … Continue reading

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