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6 Considerations When Choosing an AAC Device

How do you choose an AAC device? If your child has few words, or has difficulty expressing themself with words, then it might be time to consider an adaptive and augmentative communication device, often abbreviated as “AAC.” Less than 20 years ago, devices in this category were large, heavy and prohibitively expensive.

While many parents cheered (or mourned) the debut of iPads and similar tablets as a form of portable entertainment for their children, the possibilities they introduced for use as AAC devices were unmatched.

Now, a high-end holiday gift combined with a (virtual) trip to the app store allows families to have an AAC device at their fingertips.

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