Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Evaluations
Pediatric Speech Therapy of Forsyth provides comprehensive evaluations for Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
We will assist in providing a set of strategies and methods to assist children up till 21 years old who are unable to meet their communication needs.
AAC strategies may include low-tech options (such as letter boards or communication books) or high technology devices that produce speech. These devices can be customized to meet the individual's communication needs at home, at school, and in the community. Our goal is to provide communication skills that extend beyond simply conveying of basic wants and needs, and provides the means to allow each individual to be heard, and to express emotions.
AAC includes the use of objects and equipment that encourage independence, such as:
Is your child a candidate for AAC?