AAC tools and devices aim to facilitate, supplement, or replace verbal speech.
Picture exchange systems, communication boards, choice cards, and speech generating devices are all examples of AAC options.
AAC isn't just for people who have motor impairments which limit their verbal speech. AAC can also be used for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays, or Cognitive Disabilities.
In order to help identify children in need of direct occupational or speech therapy,
Abilities Pediatric Therapy Services proudly provides free screenings throughout the year. Schedule a free screening with a licensed therapist if you are questioning whether or not your child is meeting their developmental milestones or if therapy might help your child succeed at home, school, and on the playground.