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AAC Site of the Month: Centre for AAC (CAAC)

November 6, 2017 by - Leave your thoughts

AAC Site of the Month: Centre for AAC (CAAC)

November’s Site of the Month is situated at the intersection of research, clinical/educational practices, and professional preparation. The Centre for AAC, housed at the University of Pretoria, has been serving the AAC community for over two decades. Their site has many helpful resources to explore. Highlights include:  Links to many AAC research studies that CAAC has been involved with, including several with full-text access.  AAC Resource Manual (selected chapters) AAC in the Home Setting up the AAC classroom for learning How to make an E-tran Talking Mats™ Information on their post-graduate programs in AAC Presentation handouts Communication boards focused on reporting abuse (available in many languages)  Communication board for testifying in court  Communication Bill of Rights You can learn more about CAAC by perusing past newsletters which are archived here.

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Video of the Week: The Right to Be Heard

July 13, 2014 by - Leave your thoughts

“People with disabilities are exposed to abuse at least four times more than the general population.” For this week’s featured video, we travel to Israel to learn about an initiative with the justice system that promotes the right of individuals with AAC needs to communicate in legal contexts. Kudos to ISAAC Israel and the many other organizations and individuals for their work on this important topic. Direct Link to Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bgmli_aElYY&index=149&list=PLSDejtWRUZQqCqWogs1ME9Z1dXfxwvrrY  

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