Students who speak with assistive devices meet at summer camp

08/4/2013 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Pittsburgh nonprofit Augmentative and Alternative Communication Institute organized a three-day summer camp to help students who communicate with assistive devices meet, play and socialize through games, arts and crafts and a pool party. "While there may be other kids in their schools with disabilities, they often are the only ones using the speech-generating devices to communicate," executive director Katya Hill said, adding, "Our camp puts them in a comfortable environment with other kids who are just like them."

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