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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.

Ghana 2013: First Day at Korle Bu Hospital

Today, on African Union Day, we began our week at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. Every Friday for approximately 6 years so far, Albert Osei Bagyina, the one and only speech therapist in Kumasi, travels on an overnight bus to get to Accra to conduct evaluations and...

Cleft palate at Komfo Anoyke Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana

After a brief, but thorough cleft palate lesson last night, we dove in head first and spent the morning at the weekly cleft palate clinic at Komfo Anokye hospital in Kumasi run by Dr. Peter Donkor.  Patients travel from all over Ghana to come and see Dr. Donkor for...