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Back from the brink of death

Back from the brink of death

TIRR MEMORIAL HERMANN (August25, 2013)

Twice a day, Niko sits with his speech language pathologist and works on answering questions using the red and green cones. Recently, he has been able to make choices using the system, such as choosing if he wants orange juice or ice during therapy.

"One of our biggest goals is to establish a yes/no communication system," therapist Emily Ferguson said. "It really opens our communication about his emotions and physical pains."

 

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