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Day #9: AAC Awareness Month - Cat Got Your Tongue?



AAC isn't just for those who can't speak at all. It's also for those who speak just fine some of the time but have trouble with speech at other times.


Like this autistic writer who explains how she has to translate her visual thinking into spoken words:


"The Broca’s area of the brain (the area that is responsible for speech production) also acts like Google Translate to convert images/videos to spoken word; however, my version of Google Translate is not well-developed, the coding is not perfect.  There are days where I cannot effectively translate at a reasonable speed, or days where I cannot translate at all."



Or giving them access to AAC!