Professor Stephen Hawking started communicating with his state of the art AAC system in the 1980s. The original synthesized voice he used was a recorded version of speech from MIT professor, Dennis Klatt, who was an early developer of text-to-speech technology. Years later, when Intel offered Hawking an upgraded technology...

You don't have to be famous to have great ideas and a fabulous grasp of real-life applications of concepts that you can share with others. When it comes to augmentative communication, often on the job training is the best way to really understand the needs of AAC communicators and often...