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Did You Know?

High-tech devices do not always provide the best accommodations for individuals with speech or communication difficulties.

"Low-tech" or "no-tech" communication methods for individuals with speech impairments can be more efficient than "high-tech" accommodations in certain situations. Gesturing, nodding, pointing, or using a simple picture to communicate is often quicker and more efficient than using an electronic device or an interpreter in situations that require rapid greetings or quick and simple requests.