Guiding Principle

Communication Supports

We believe:

  • Communication supports are required before a person’s capacity to make decisions can be determined.
  • Communication supports differ in type and amount depending on the individual’s needs and the context in:
    • Understanding information
    • Expressive communication
    • Assistance to make decisions
  • Communication supports include:
    • Strategies you can use to facilitate communication
    • Communication tools for comprehension and expression
    • Communication assistance from known support persons
    • Speech Language Pathology Services