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On this episode of the OT Schoolhouse Podcast, Jayson welcomes to the show the wonderful minds behind @TheFannyPackTherapist to talk about their specialty, Augmentative, and Alternative Communication. Annabeth Knight, OTD, OTR/L & Mara Jonet, MA, CCC-SLP have presented at conferences nationwide on the collaborative approach to evaluating and implementing AAC devices for children. In this podcast episode, we focus on that collaborative process and the role of the OT. We also talk about why AAC devices are sometimes underutilized and how to prevent users from abandoning their devices.
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AOTA Position paper on Assistive Technology (Members Only)