North Shore AAC

Simplifying complex communication

for children and their families. 

Serving clients in Newbury, MA, and surrounding communities.

Teletherapy is available for clients throughout MA and for parents nationwide. 

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Augmentative Alternative Communication Therapy & Coaching

At North Shore AAC, it is our mission to break down communication barriers by helping children communicate independently through the use of an appropriate AAC device. By simplifying the AAC process and offering expert guidance, parents experience the joy in seeing their child's world open up as they are able to communicate.

Augmentative alternative communication is a solution for any individual experiencing communication barriers. There is an AAC solution for any severity of impairment and any age.  

AAC Evaluations & Therapy

An AAC evaluations help us identify the best device for each child based on their individual needs.

AAC speech therapy teaches both the child and their communication partners how to use AAC for meaningful communication.

Services are available in-person in the Newbury, MA area, and via teletherapy for any client located in the state of MA.

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Parent & Caregiver Coaching

Parent coaching is designed to educate, train, and empower parents to effectively advocate for and communicate with their child.

 

Throughout a child’s communication development we work to create a safe space for questions and concerns, ensuring parents manage feelings of overwhelm and feel supported in the process.

Coaching is available nationwide.

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Professional Consulting for LAMP Words for Life 

We offer training and ongoing support for speech-language pathologists, paraprofessionals, and related professionals. From introductory training to troubleshooting, Michelle Britt-Thompson is committed to supporting professionals looking to advance their skillset or support a specific client. Online and in-person training is available.

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The North Shore AAC Blog

Working with Michelle has been a game-changer for our family. Her patience, knowledge, and skills surpass any therapist we have worked with before. She has opened a whole new world for our child. 

- Name N.