Tracy Rackensperger describes the importance of AAC supports for her many employment, independent living, and recreational activities, and areas in which she would like to see improvements in AAC technology.
Rob Rummel-Hudson describe the dangers of limited expectations, and the importance of opportunities and equity, in achieving meaningful outcomes for his daughter, Schuyler.
Chris Klein describes how his regular use of a consistent access and vocabulary coding system has resulted in effective and efficient use of his AAC system.
Anthony Arnold describes his use of AAC to support full participation in employment, community living and recreation, and provides ideas for the future development of AAC technology.
David McNaughton and Anthony Arnold describe strategies to support employment for individuals who use AAC. All strategies are illustrated with “success stories” of people who use AAC and who are employed.
Chris Klein is a graduate of Hope College, and is an active advocate and educator in the field of AAC.