Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Should Australia Have Easier Access To It
The recent passing of Stephen Hawking again emphasises the incredible capabilities of augmentative and alternative technologies. Throughout Australia, there is a lack of access to this technology which benefits individuals suffering from speech impairment or other related medical issues. The question lies, what can be put in place to allow for this technology to become accessible on a larger scale? The Daily was joined on the line by Bronwyn Hemsley Professor in Speech Pathology at University of Sydney.