Communicating with Technology
Sometimes people with disabilities have problems communicating even their basic needs and wants. This is frustrating for them and those around them.
Communicating is a complex task, which, at its most basic level, is about understanding and being understood. There are many components to the process of communication, like understanding and using:
- words and sentences (Ianguage)
If someone has a problem with any of these areas then it can make communication difficult. A speech Language therapist is skilled in identifying where the break down in communication occurs and finding solutions to these problems.
The use of technology can help some people struggling to communicate however not everyone. Others may benefit more from low-tech solutions. Independence can be enhanced with the use of technology too. For those who technology would help Speech Language Therapists can help with:
Therapy Professionals Speech Language Therapists are experienced working with people of all ages and many kinds of disabilities. Whether you are older having had a stroke or you’re a child with an intellectual and physical disability we can help.
If you need help with a communication problem our friendly Speech Language Therapists
can help, just contact us.
Phone: (03) 377 5280
Fax: (03) 377-5281
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Office: 12 Coronation St, Christchurch
Postal address: PO Box 7807,
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