Minspeak transforms lives Minspeak users are more successful communicators at home, in school, at work, and in their communities.
James, even as a 7 year old, is a kid to watch. Read his story, as told in his own words and also by his mother, teacher, teacher assistant, and SLP.Learn More
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Alexa has a lot to say and she uses Minspeak and her voice to say it. Read her story, as told by her parents. Then watch her video to see how she can build sentences word-by-word.
Dylan was diagnosed with Autism when he was 3. Read his story of success, as told by his mother.
Six-year-old Lennart Godow goes to kindergarten in Hanover, Germany. He is learning the power of language and independent communication, thanks to the use of Minspeak in his AAC device, the PRC ECO-14.
Emil is an active, young man from Durban, South Africa who has a passion for life. At the age of 24, he has never spoken a word in his life ... not even a close approximation, but that hasn't stopped him from learning how to communicate! But even more amazing is his story about learning to read at the age of 20. With the help of Minspeak, Emil can now both communicate and read aloud.
Caleb and Joshua Hurd
Twins Joshua and Caleb have been using Minspeak devices since they were four years old. Their mother, Robin, tells how easy it was to use Minspeak.
Read Anusha's story as told by her speech-language therapist, Tracy M. Kovach, PhD, CCC-SLP, Denver Children's Hospital, Denver, Colorado. Anusha Ghimire reminds us that using Minspeak is easy and fun.
Lindsay Brack is an attractive young woman (currently 18) who has used devices with Minspeak since she was 4 years old. Lindsay shows us the power of Minspeak for language and literacy development.
Patrick Duncan Cole
Patrick Duncan Cole is 36 years old and has used a variety of AAC devices over his lifetime. Based on his life experiences, he offers some great advice to speech therapists.
Martin Almon shares his story, starting with his first introduction to Minspeak in 1992. His story is told in his own words, translated from German to English. His reflections provide us with a wonderful first person glimpse into using Minspeak technology.
Rand Surbey is a 36-year-old man from Vancouver, Canada who uses a Vanguard to communicate. He tells his story about learning to use Minspeak.
Read the amazing story of Graham Clarke, who has been using Minspeak since his stroke at the age of 26. He tells his story and offers his insights based on 16 years of using Minspeak successfully.
Brianna is an engaging 12 year old. She started with AAC as a preschooler, but gained success when she started using Minspeak. Read Brianna’s story, then watch her using Minspeak.
- Benefits of Minspeak
- Using multi-meaning icons
- The power of motor automaticity
- Use of Minspeak
- Minspeak systems with different disabilities
- Minspeak and cultural-linguistic diversity
- The Power of Minspeak
- Minspeak, language and literacy development
- Using Minspeak in the classroom
- Support of Minspeak
- Strategies to support use of Minspeak
- Minspeak teaching materials