Show Notes

Discover what’s possible when communication is made available. 

An educator, designer, and social entrepreneur from Sydney, Australia, Chris McDonald is the Founder and CEO of PicSeePal, a light-tech communication tool for all ages, abilities, and settings.

In today’s conversation, we discuss:

  • The level of autism acceptance and inclusion in Australia 

  • Why Chris is passionate about working with the autistic population

  • PicSeePal’s mission and overall vision

  • Communication as a human right

  • Limitations of high-tech devices

  • Some do’s and don’ts of using Augmentative Alternative Communication, or AAC

  • Advice for parents and teachers who feel stuck when their students aren’t progressing

To learn more about Chris and his work, please visit


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