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University of Connecticut Assistive Technology Oral History Project

Sarah Blackstone, Ph.D

Date: November 4, 2009

Sarah Blacksone is another one of those AT pioneers who have been involved in many many projects. In her snippets you will learn a little bit about her early years as a speech language pathologist. The snippets also provide some information on her work with the RERC and the AAC RERC and the Writer's Brigade.

For a look at her broader interests you will need to download her transcript. There you'll read about:

Two important ASHA (American Speech and Hearing Association) projects she played a part in.

Her work at the Kennedy Institute in Baltimore.

Her book: Augmentative Communication an Introduction.

A videotape: Talk is not a Four Letter Word.

President of Augmentative Communication, Inc., which publishes  Augmentative Communication News. She has written over a hundred issues of ACN.

Past president of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC)

Her involvement with the United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC)

Snippet 1: "Tell us about your early years in Speech Language Pathology."

Snippet 2: "What can you tell us about the Writers Brigade?"


Download: Full Transcript