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Speech-Therapy News 2012

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Speech-Therapy News - January to June 2012

In January 2012, I blogged about parents storming the gates and a patent war over communication apps. Other speech-therapy-related stories featured in Today's News and Views in 2012 came from the following sites and blogs:

About.com Assistive Technology
+ Apple iChat Indispensable for Many Persons With Disabilities
+ TalkTablet AAC App for iPad Makes Speech Easy

Assistive Technology Industry Association
+ A Critical Moment for AAC

Daily Kos
+ Apple, Software Patents, AAC Systems, and the Silencing of Maya

Digital Trends
+ Who owns the tech to talk? The human toll of patent warfare

Disability Scoop
+ Dispute Erupts As iPad App For Nonverbal Is Pulled

Support for Special Needs
+ A Day Without Lawyers
+ The Iceman Cometh, with his Legal Team
+ Voices of Change

Time Techland
+ A Little Girl Finds Her Voice Thanks to Threatened New iPad App

Uncommon Sense
+ Goliath v. David, AAC style
+ I'm the mom, but I'm not 'just the mom'
+ Popular AAC App Pulled from iTunes Store
+ The Silencing: FAQs
+ This is what 4 months of using AAC looks like

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