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Creative writing in another purpose for AAC

Composing Poetry
Carin Westerlund wrote a lovely poem in Swedish about communicating with her eyes. She eloquently raises the question about who really has a speech disorder when communication is difficult? The translation is below. This poem comes from Beneath the Surface.

Speech Disorder
(Talsvarigheter)

By Carin Westerlund

Political Protest
Norm Rogers was inspired to write a poem about political events in early 2003. You will see beautiful writing as well as political passion.

So We Have a Problem in Iraq
By Norm Rogers

Writing with Word Prediction
A young girl is learning to write with adapted computer access. Word prediction software is used to enhance her speed.

A child using an enlarged keyboard for writing and communicating

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These are just a sampling of examples that show the diversity of possible purposes for AAC. Come back to find more examples as this web site grows.

 

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