WebCrawlers—Taking AAC Devices to a New Level It’s Sunday. You’re a huge Star Wars fan and you are looking forward to watching the movie for the umpteenth time with your fan club, but how do you keep up with the heated review afterward when you are relying on an AAC device that didn’t come equipped with the ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 2005
WebCrawlers—Taking AAC Devices to a New Level
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  • Tom Younkerman
    AAC-RERC Writers Brigade, Denver, CO
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Article   |   December 01, 2005
WebCrawlers—Taking AAC Devices to a New Level
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, December 2005, Vol. 14, 9-10. doi:10.1044/aac14.4.9
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, December 2005, Vol. 14, 9-10. doi:10.1044/aac14.4.9
It’s Sunday. You’re a huge Star Wars fan and you are looking forward to watching the movie for the umpteenth time with your fan club, but how do you keep up with the heated review afterward when you are relying on an AAC device that didn’t come equipped with the relevant words about the show? You know that you will be doing a lot of typing, which takes time. There is just no easy way to access words like Lightsaber, and Jabba and Darth. But what if there were? What if you could customize your communication device in anticipation of this particular conversation? While it may seem as far fetched as a Star Wars movie, this soon will become reality.
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