A Minspeak® system is a way of representing language through icons.

icons representing Juice and Adjective, to indicate Thirsty
icons representing Juice and a Verb, to indicate the action of Drinking

Pittsburgh AAC Language Seminar Series

Virtual PALSS provides the help you need to support language development with children and adults using Minspeak systems.

See the complete PALSS Schedule

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Only God Could Hear Me

Starring and narrated by Chris Klein and Jennifer Lowe, ‘Only God Could Hear Me’ offers a portrait of the lives and souls of ‘non-speakers,’ looking beyond just how they communicate, into why they are driven to do so.

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How Minspeak® Allows for Independent Communication by Giving Anyone Access to Core Vocabulary

In order to understand how Minspeak® allows for independent communication, it is important to understand what is meant by core vocabulary and how everyone uses it, no matter their age or activity.

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Beyond Boundaries: Minspeak® wins Emmy®

OnQ focuses on a language developed by a Pittsburgh-area man that helps physically and mentally challenged people lead fuller lives. Minspeak allows people to independently communicate a large vocabulary more quickly and efficiently than in similar devices.