Innovation comes out of great human ingenuity and very personal passions.
—Meghan Smith, former U.S. Chief Technology Officer in the Office of Science and Technology Policy
The importance of innovation is increasing significantly throughout the world. As a future professional, reflect on the idea that innovation in communication sciences is imperative to improving the quality of life for the many individuals with communication disorders whom you will serve.
What are the forces that might lead to opportunities for breakthroughs and new perspectives to inform discovery and innovation? What might we do to encourage an innovation culture in our discipline and to support our innovators?
Use your creativity to discuss this perspective. Library and professional references may be used to support your opinions and innovative ideas.