AGOSCI – the name
Originally, AGOSCI was an acronym created in 1981 which stood for “Australian Group on Severe Communication Impairment”. Due to changes in terminology and the wider reach of the group, AGOSCI now no longer refers to itself in that way but continues to use the word.
Complex Communication Needs? What are they?
Complex Communication Needs is defined as the difficulty communicating using speech alone.
People with CCN include those with Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Stroke, Intellectual Disability, sensory impairments and degenerative conditions such as Motor Neurone Disease.
AGOSCI’s current activities include:
Topics associated with complex communication needs may include: