Talking With Tech AAC Podcast
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Join speech-language pathologists (SLPs) Rachel, Lucas, and Chris as they discuss helping people with communication challenges use alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) and assistive technology!Read more »
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Barbara Fernandes: CEO of SmartyEars, Developer, and “GeekSLP” Blogger
5 days ago
Rachel and Lucas discuss entrepreneurship and app development with Barbara Fernandes, CEO of SmartyEars, a company that has created over 60 apps for speech, language, and communication! Before the interview, Lucas and Rachel have a lively conversation about their experience starting a private practice, their reasons for doing so, and some of the pitfalls they ran into starting their practice. Following this discussion, Lucas and Rachel sit down with Barbara to talk about her experiences as a business owner, app developer, speech-language pathologist, AAC specialist, and blogger at geekslp.com. Barbara shares insights learned from a multitude of experiences working with bilingual students, founding SmartyEars, developing apps for iPhone and iPad, blogging, and creating her own symbol system, SmartySymbols!
Questions addressed this episode include:
Why did Rachel move to LA and start a practice in a new city?
What experience told Lucas he should be working with [...]Read more »