ACES: Augmentative Communication and Empowerment Supports It’s the end of steamy July in north Philadelphia and the tapestry of Temple University’s already diverse urban campus is further enriched as people in wheelchairs, using synthesized speech attend class, live in the dorms, order lunch from the street venders, and chat under the shade of ginkgo trees. ... Article
Article  |   May 01, 1997
ACES: Augmentative Communication and Empowerment Supports
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  • Diane Nelson Bryen
    Institute on Disabilities/University Affiliated Program, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Graciela Slesaransky-Poe
    Institute on Disabilities/University Affiliated Program, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
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Article   |   May 01, 1997
ACES: Augmentative Communication and Empowerment Supports
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, May 1997, Vol. 6, 15-17. doi:10.1044/aac6.2.15
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, May 1997, Vol. 6, 15-17. doi:10.1044/aac6.2.15
It’s the end of steamy July in north Philadelphia and the tapestry of Temple University’s already diverse urban campus is further enriched as people in wheelchairs, using synthesized speech attend class, live in the dorms, order lunch from the street venders, and chat under the shade of ginkgo trees. It’s summer and Augmentative Communication and Empowerment Supports (ACES) brings adults with significant physical and speech disabilities and their tutors from all over the United States, as well as professional interns from across the globe, to Temple’s campus for 2 weeks of intensive learning. So, why come to north Philadelphia in the middle of the hot and humid summer?
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