Simple AAC – A Comfortable Way to Introduce Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) has improved vastly over the years, especially in individual with quadriplegia assistive technologies. The autonoME is not only an environmental control unit for disabled individuals, but it is also one of the most advanced communication devices for individual with quadriplegias on the market today. Powered by Grid 3 software, the autonoME offers one of the most comfortable platforms to introduce AAC.
Simple AAC is specifically designed for individuals learning AAC. It offers and easy to follow and understand strategy to help user get acquainted with AAC. Communications devices for individual with quadriplegias can be intimidating at first, but once the user begins to understand the technology and how it can work for them, it opens up an entirely new world of opportunities.
The autonoME can be equipped with Simple AAC for use in both residential and hospital settings. As an integrated environmental control unit (ECU) and speech generating device (SGD), it is the one piece of adaptive equipment for individual with quadriplegias that offers the best of all worlds. As in ECU in hospital settings, it is ideal to help individuals realize their independence while taking the load off of staff, while the AAC capabilities make it one of the best communications devices for individual with quadriplegias. Feedback from speech therapists, nurses and caregivers indicate that Simple AAC is one of the most comfortable ways to introduce AAC.
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