A psychiatric disorder of childhood characterized by marked deficits in communication and social interaction, preoccupation with fantasy, language impairment, and abnormal behavior, such as repetitive acts and excessive attachment to certain objects. It is usually associated with intellectual impairment.
A Voice Output Communication Aid or VOCA is an electrical communication device which assists people who have a communication impairment to express their needs, exchange information, ask questions and participate in conversations.
A voice output device is an electronic device that "speaks" for a child
The child can expressively communicate one or more messages.
The messages are recorded specifically for that child, so that they are relevant to the child's needs and environment.
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