Communicating is About Relating

A JPEG image of the don;t demand communication poster.

When we demand communication from an AAC user, we risk making communication feel like work.  We want it to be about relationships.  Forcing someone to use their device can build task demand-related anxiety.  Let’s remember to use least to most prompting, and put the personal connection first. We can respond to the non-verbal communication we receive from our partner and use that as an opportunity to model on their device.

Click here to download the PDF of this poster.

Kathryn Helland

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