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Communication Camp Makes a World of Difference

This month, the Fontbonne University department of communications disorders and deaf education once again hosted Camp CAP, the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Weekend Family Theatre Camp held twice each year on campus. Entirely donor funded, the camp welcomed 8-9 families with children who use augmentative or alternative devices to help them communicate.

Read more about Camp CAP in the March 2011 Tableaux article below.

FINDING A VOICE
How One Play Makes a World of Difference

Performing a play is a standard rite of passage for most grade-schoolers. But for children with speech
or communication disorders, this childhood experience often isn’t even an option.

Enter Fontbonne University’s biannual Augmentative and Alternative Communication Weekend Family
Theater Camp, a three-day event that gives these children the opportunity to learn lines, wear costumes, get into character and generally ham it up.

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