A History of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Devices – Part 1: The Pioneers

A History of AAC Devices – Part 1: The Pioneers Ancient Times The use of alternative methods of communication can be traced back to ancient times when individuals who were deaf or could not speak developed a manual language. Manual languages were also used by First Nations to communicate with members of other groups (Glennen).   Mountain Chief demonstrates the Plains Indian Sign and Gesture language. 1950s By the early 1950s, manual sign language had taken its place as a legitimate form of communication for people with ... Read more

Welcome to our blog about autism and Expressive Language Delay

Welcome to our blog about autism and Expressive Language Delay At NDi, we’re always looking for new ways to create meaningful, interactive content for young children. For over 15 years we have worked with some of the best-known media companies and some of the world’s most iconic brands. This helped us to develop a deep-seated expertise in how to communicate with and engage young children in both learning and in play. In 2014, we decided to take on a new and important challenge. ... Read more
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