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Communication Board at Bailey Road Park / Photo courtesy Mary Elizabeth McEwen

Cornelius resident Mary Elizabeth McEwen gives people a voice when they don’t have one

June 12. By Erica Batten. The playground at Bailey Road Park has a new feature that makes the play space more accessible to children with disabilities that affect their speech. The colorful new tool is called a communication board, and it’s an example of augmentative and alternative communication, or AAC. “It’s a way to give […]