Janelle has worked as a speech pathologist in the area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for over 20 years with both adults and children. Much of this work has been around assessing and prescribing AAC systems, and consultation to state run equipment programs for the provision of AAC devices. From 2007-2009, she was the manager of the Statewide Complex Communication Needs project, a time limited project designed to review and support the equipment and communication needs of adults and children with complex communication needs (CCN) in South Australia, and pilot programs that promote their participation and inclusion. For the past 2 ? years, Janelle has worked in private practice with both adults and children who use AAC systems.