"Empowerment and participation come with the ability to to
experience the world and communicate."
Only when communication is recognized and consistently
reinforced will those with severe physical, sensory-motor,
communicative and developmental differences find the effort
to communicate worthwhile.
Every Move Counts represents the completion of a 33-month
Innovative Research Grant awarded by the National
Institutes of Health and funded through the National
Institutes for the Neurologically and Communicatively
Ninety-one children and 41 speech/language pathologists,
teachers and occupational therapists from seven different
sites participated in the implementation and validation of the
Every Move Counts approach.
Korsten, Jane E., Foss, Terry V., and Berry, Lisa M.
Every Move Counts Clicks and Chats: Sensory-based Strategies for
Communication and Assistive Technology. Kansas City: EMC, Inc., 2007.
A sensory based approach to communication
and assistive technology for individuals with
significant sensory motor differences,
developmental differences and autism.
Every Move Counts, Clicks and Chats
EMC Communications, Inc.