Dr Ensa Johnson, from the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication at the University of Pretoria, received the Margaret McNamara Education Award for women who make a difference in the lives of other women and children.
‘Disabled children are equally entitled to an exciting and brilliant future.’ These words were spoken by Nelson Mandela during the opening of the First Annual South African Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 4 December 1994.
Professor Juan Bornman, from the University of Pretoria (UP)'s Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (CAAC), recently visited the CHILD research unit at Jönköping University in Sweden to lecture and to plan upcoming joint research projects.
The ability to speak, is often taken for granted, and it is only when you lose that ability, that you realize what you have lost. Augmentative and Alternative communication, also known as AAC, is a term that is used to describe various methods of communication that can help people who are unable...
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