Clinic DescriptionThe Augmentative Communication Clinic is a resource for people who cannot speak or write because of an acquired disability (such as traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury), progressive neurological disease (such as ALS, MS, Parkinson's disease or dementia) or congenital condition (such as cerebral palsy, mental retardation or developmental disability). The clinic offers tools and techniques that can aid communication.
Services At This Clinic
- - Comprehensive evaluations for equipment and speech options - Training for communication equipment and speech strategies - Augmentative communication training for family members and caregivers - Assistance with funding and advocacy for specialized equipment
Melanie Fried-Oken, Ph.D., CCC/Sp
Parkinson's & Movement Disorders