The 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
Voice & Speech Disorders, Parkinson's & Movement Disorders, Neuromuscular, Speech-Language Pathology