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    Created on Tuesday, 27 May 2014. Posted by 

    There have been many changes lately for Mayer Johnson and Boardmaker products, in the UK. The latest news is that the Assistive Technology division of the Swedish company Tobii have bought DynaVox and that both DynaVox products and Mayer Johnson products  - including the Boardmaker softwar...

    Created on Friday, 29 October 2010. Posted by 

    Kids with physical disabilities often need to use 'scanning'  (and switching) to access their communication and/or writing programs. Scanning is a widely misunderstood word.  A good definition was coined by David Colven and Simon Judge in  'Switch Access to Technology'. They say: "I...

    Created on Tuesday, 11 May 2010. Posted by 

    Not wanting to invoke any disasters! But during any emergency, communication is vitally important. The Institute on Disabilities, Temple University, Philadelphia, moved by the recent Haiti earthquake disaster, offers for free download a double sided sheet called Emergency Communication 4 ALL...

    Created on Wednesday, 12 August 2009. Posted by 

    This has been quite a summer for AAC - no fewer than four new communication aids have recently hit the AAC High Street. Firstly there is the mindblowing Proloquo2Go, (P2G) software from Assistiveware which runs on an ordinary iPod Touch (only 115gms in weight) or iPhone. It is undoubtedly the ul...