Dorothy Fraser, therapist from Scotland, is chair of ISAAC BUILD committee, co-editor of Communication Support World Network ( CSWN ) newsletter and Senior Representative to Eastern and Central Europe for Central Coast Children’s Foundation, an American NGO. Her role within these organizations is to promote AAC awareness and use in emerging AAC nations by sharing information internationally.
Since 2003 Dorothy has been actively involved in international and national projects, increasing collaborations and developing resources within several European emerging AAC countries. Her aim is to enhance communication skills for people of all ages with complex communication support needs and other communication vulnerable people in accordance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
She has presented at many national and international AAC conferences and provides training in main stream and special education and in healthcare on request from professionals in universities, inspectorates, teacher training centres, schools, hospitals, hospices and local authorities.