- positioning and support- they were often running trials with chairs and other equipment that did not support her, so she was wiggling and stimming and not able to access the speech device.
- access- it took a long time to narrow her access method to eye gaze. for a long time, they wanted to stick with scanning and head pointing, both labor intensive and frustrating for my kid.
- low balling-- the district wanted to stay always with whatever the lowest cost solution was. often these were so unmotivating or so in accessible that they made my kid look less capable. once we got her on the right equipment with the right supports, she took off.
I want to make this short so you click the link above. YAACK is great, and there is no point me recapitulating their great work here.
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