In this course participants will analyze the overall communication spectrum its modalities and common variations to understand how they impact visual language acquisition and utilization. They will work to develop an understanding of the key differences and challenges in embracing and leveraging audio visual and tactile centric language modes and their impact on populations that utilize each as primary modes of communication. Participants will develop an awareness of their current language preferences and the skills needed to broaden and strengthen their visual bandwidth and receptive (visual listening skills).