Communication Needs

Download the "Playtalks" guide by Scope. This provides useful play ideas for children with high physical needs, postural needs, communication needs and vision needs. This guide offers leisure activities some of which incorporate physical therapy.

Click the links to Spectronics, Tecsol, Novitatech to view or order communication devices for children with high communication needs.

Consult with a speech pathologist for play ideas and to learn about toys, and assitive communication devices (such as pod books and computers).

Lee’s Blog: I strongly recommend any parent of a child with speech difficulties or non-verbal to participate in the Hanen Program “It Takes 2 To Talk”. This program designed to assist carers understand children’s cues and to learn to communicate so that you understand your child and your child understands you.