Augmentative & Alternative Communication: Supporting Children & Adults with Complex Communication Needs

augmentativeAugmentative & Alternative Communication: Supporting Children & Adults with Complex Communication Needs by David R. Beukelman & Pat Mirenda. 

(XCM Beuke 2005)

This textbook presents a life-span approach to improving the lives of children and adults who have severe communication disorders due to autism, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disabilities, or sensory impairments. Step-by-step intervention approaches are offered, as well as thorough discussions of principles and procedures of assessment; planning and implementation of AAC intervention; symbol options; alternative access; message management; vocabulary selection; service delivery. Pp. 634.

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