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  • WATCH: Online learning contributes to student success

    Posted on October 20, 2017

    For two decades the University of Pretoria (UP) has offered a blended approach to teaching and learning. This model has secured a place for UP as a leader on the African continent in the use of a blended learning model.

  • Dr Schlebusch receives prestigious Autism Research Award

    Posted on October 13, 2017

    Dr Liezl Schlebusch was recently chosen as a recipient of an Emerging Researcher Award from the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) and Autism Speaks.

  • Young adults with severe disabilities make connections on campus

    Posted on October 13, 2017

    Relationships – human connection – makes the world go round. For people with severe communication difficulties, making these connections is not always easy. Discrimination, stigma, and false perceptions by society often make it difficult for them to be seen, to be heard, and to have a...

  • Lesotho Collaboration - the Kingdom in the Sky

    Posted on June 08, 2017

    Lesotho might be a tiny landlocked country, nestled between the Drakensberg and Maloti mountain ranges but it is a country with a big heart. It is entirely surrounded by South Africa, and from 25 to 27 May 2017 four South Africans from the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication...

  • CAAC awards Neville Cohen Award to Prof Erna Alant

    Posted on May 31, 2017

    Prof Erna Alant, founder of the Centre of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CAAC) at the University of Pretoria, received the Neville Cohen Award on 24 May 2017.

  • DisOlympics on campus: Transforming how we walk and talk

    Posted on May 18, 2017

    The Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication and the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, in collaboration with the Transformation Committee of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Pretoria (UP), hosted an event titled, 'DisOlympics on campus: Transforming...

  • Kenyan collaboration - a river of possibility

    Posted on March 13, 2017

    Prof Juan Bornman, from the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication at UP was recently invited to deliver a keynote address at the 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Prof Bornman publishes 2nd edition of 'Believe that all can achieve'

    Posted on February 27, 2017

    Prof Juan Bornman from the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication at the University of Pretoria and Jill Rose recently published the second edition of Believe that all can achieve - Increasing classroom participation in learners with special support needs.

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