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As a Las Vegas speech and language pathologist, Katherine Wallisch recognized a real need in Southern Nevada for a multi-disciplinary approach to AAC communications for children and set out to build a practice to fill it.
Speech therapy goals vary according to setting and as to specificity. AAC goals for speech therapy often present a particular challenge for educators and clinicians, and especially for parents and caregivers navigating IEP and clinical therapy landscapes.
Speech-Generating Devices or “SGDs” are one form of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (“AAC”). They are a form of durable medical equipment that helps patients who cannot rely on oral communication to express themselves.