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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Approaches Pamphlet

This pamphlet offers several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) strategies that have been adapted for people with communication disabilities in Ghana, and have been implemented successfully there and in other countries in Africa to facilitate their participation at home, in school and in the community.

Visual Scene Displays (VSD)

Visual Scene Displays (VSD) is a highly contextualized and personal augmentative and alternative communication system that can be used for children or adults of all ages with significant cognitive or linguistic limitations.

Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)

The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is an interdisciplinary early intervention approach to autism that aims to alleviate symptoms of autism and accelerate children’s development.

Communication Passports

Communication passports are meant to quickly and effectively communicate “need to know” information for individuals who cannot easily speak for themselves.

Ghana January 2014: Continuing to learn at Korle Bu Hospital

Today was an exciting day! We headed to Korle Bu Hospital bright and early and immediately started seeing patients. We saw many new and some old faces as some of our previous patients came back for a second or even third day of therapy. Throughout the day we continued...