Tips for assisting a person who uses a letter board

Find out:

  • If they have written instructions on how they communicate
  • How the person communicates yes and no
  • If they have important gestures and body language that you should know
  • Where they keep their board and if you can get it for them
  • Where they want you to sit when facilitating their communication
  • How they point to items on their board
  • If they want you to hold their board in place so it stays in place when they are pointing to items