Augmentative and Alternative Communication

The fourth edition of the foundational, widely adopted AAC textbook Augmentative and Alternative Communication is the definitive introduction to AAC processes, interventions, and technologies that help people best meet their daily communication needs. Future teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, and other professionals will prepare for their work in the field with critical new information on advancing literacy skills; conducting effective, culturally appropriate assessment and intervention; selecting AAC vocabulary tailored to individual needs; using new consumer technologies as affordable, nonstigmatizing communication devices; promoting social competence supporting language learning and development; providing effective support to beginning communicators; planning inclusive education services for students with complex communication needs; and improving the communication of people with specific developmental disabilities and acquired disabilities. An essential core text for tomorrow's professionals--and a key reference for in-service practitioners--this fourth edition prepares readers to support the communicative competence of children and adults with a wide range of complex needs.

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  • Author : David R. Beukelman
  • Publisher : Brookes Publishing Company
  • Pages : 593 pages
  • ISBN : 9781598571967
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Author : David R. Beukelman,Pat Mirenda
  • Publisher : Brookes Publishing Company
  • Release : 19 August 2022
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The fourth edition of the foundational, widely adopted AAC textbook Augmentative and Alternative Communication is the definitive introduction to AAC processes, interventions, and technologies that help people best meet their daily communication needs. Future teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, and other professionals will prepare for their work in the field with critical new information on advancing literacy skills; conducting effective, culturally appropriate assessment and intervention; selecting AAC vocabulary tailored to individual needs; using new consumer technologies as affordable, nonstigmatizing communication devices;

Aided Augmentative Communication for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Aided Augmentative Communication for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Author : Jennifer B. Ganz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 May 2014
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Just as autism is a continuum of disorders, it is associated with a broad range of neurodevelopmental, social, and communication deficits. For individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) has a major impact on their daily lives, often reducing the occurrence of challenging behaviors. Aided Augmentative Communication for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders is a practical guide to the field, offering readers a solid grounding in ASD, related complex communication needs (CCN), and AAC, especially visual

Who's Afraid of AAC?

Who's Afraid of AAC?
  • Author : Alison Battye
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 August 2017
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Who's Afraid of AAC? is a clear and concise guide to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in the UK and will be an essential resource for all Speech and Language Therapists, educators, parents and carers supporting children with non-verbal communication. This book sets out to demystify AAC by demonstrating that you already have the skills necessary to use AAC successfully. Key features include: an overview of the different types of AAC analysis of the best available approaches tools to give

The Handbook of Augmentative and Alternative Communication

The Handbook of Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Author : Sharon Glennen,Denise C. DeCoste
  • Publisher : Singular
  • Release : 19 August 1997
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Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is a field which crosses many disciplinary boundaries. It is a rapidly changing field that uses the latest innovations and technologies to aid the language-disabled, and requires fluency not only in the hands-on technological aspect, but the service-delivery side as well. This well-written handbook addresses that need and is filled with practical information and extensive referencing. Some of its unique features include overview of development of assistive technology and its links with AAC, and present

Effective Augmentative and Alternative Communication Practices

Effective Augmentative and Alternative Communication Practices
  • Author : M. Alexandra Da Fonte,Miriam C. Boesch
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 July 2018
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Effective Augmentative and Alternative Communication Practices provides a user-friendly handbook for any school-based practitioner, whether you are a special education teacher, an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) consultant, assistive technology consultant, speech language pathologist, or occupational therapist. This highly practical book translates the AAC research into practice and explains the importance of the use of AAC strategies across settings. The handbook also provides school-based practitioners with resources to be used during the assessment, planning, and instructional process.

Augmentative and Assistive Communication with Children

Augmentative and Assistive Communication with Children
  • Author : Lesley E. Mayne,Sharon M. Rogers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 May 2020
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This practical resource is designed to help the families and professionals who support children who use augmentative and assistive communication (AAC) to interact with the world around them. The research-based Hear Me into Voice protocol, presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention in 2018, the California Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention in 2017, and the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Conference in 2016, provides communication partners with a functional knowledge of the child’s communication skills and provides a practical

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Author : Billy T. Ogletree
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release : 12 January 2021
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Providers of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) face a myriad of challenges in a rapidly changing and developing field. Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Challenges and Solutions is a unique solution-oriented text intended to prepare professionals to face those challenges with a can do perspective. Featuring contributions from prominent AAC researchers and providers, as well as actual AAC users, this resource traverses a wide range of scenarios that clinicians deal with on a daily basis. Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Challenges and

The Promise of Assistive Technology to Enhance Activity and Work Participation

The Promise of Assistive Technology to Enhance Activity and Work Participation
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on the Use of Selected Assistive Products and Technologies in Eliminating or Reducing the Effects of Impairments
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 September 2017
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The U.S. Census Bureau has reported that 56.7 million Americans had some type of disability in 2010, which represents 18.7 percent of the civilian noninstitutionalized population included in the 2010 Survey of Income and Program Participation. The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) provides disability benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. As of December 2015, approximately 11 million individuals were SSDI beneficiaries, and about 8 million were SSI beneficiaries. SSA currently considers assistive devices in the

Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Author : Stephen von Tetzchner,Harald Martinsen
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 22 November 2006
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An increasing number of families and professionals are involved with severely communication-impaired children, adolescents and adults who use alternative communication systems to compensate for delayed systems and strategies that can be used to increase the communicative possibilities of people with limited spoken language. The authors discuss factors that are important when choosing communication systems, assessment strategies, environmental adaptation, and the principles for teaching comprehension and use of such communication systems to individuals with different disabilities; including motor impairments, learning disability

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Author : Lyle L. Lloyd,Donald R. Fuller,Helen H. Arvidson
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release : 19 August 1997
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This is a valuable source of information and reference for the field of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) in speech-language pathology. This handbook outlines the history and growth of the field from its beginnings a few decades ago to its current status as an integral element in the clinical and educational programs of individuals with severe communication disabilities. Legislation and funding opportunities which influence the provision of AAC services are presented and discussed along with current legal and ethical issues

The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders

The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders
  • Author : Jack S. Damico,Nicole Müller,Martin J. Ball
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 10 July 2012
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Through contributions from leading experts in the fields ofcommunication science, The Handbook of Speech andLanguage Disorders presents a comprehensive survey detailingthe state of the art in speech, language, andcognitive/intellectual disorders. Provides the first in-depth exploration of the rapidlyexpanding field of communication disorders Examines the current debates, landmark studies, and centralthemes in the discipline, including analytical methods andassessment Includes contributions from more than 20 leading scholars toprovide an extraordinary breadth of coverage of this growing,multi-disciplinary field Features a “foundations” section

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Author : Erna Alant
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release : 30 December 2016
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Engagement and Participationreexamines the basic components of human communication based on the development of meaning between two people and provides a new theoretical framework for integrating the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies into interpersonal interactions. As such, it is an indispensable resource for speech-language pathologists, special education practitioners, and researchers in AAC, as well as for instructors and graduate students in the fields of speech and hearing sciences and special education. The book

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Author : Filip Loncke
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release : 09 October 2020
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Models and Applications, Second Edition describes augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) comprehensively and offers a framework for understanding how AAC intervention can be used in the process of communication. This textbook is intended to serve as the primary text for graduate-level courses in augmentative and alternative communication in speech-language pathology programs. It also serves as an essential resource for practicing clinicians. AAC is used by an ever-growing group of individuals of all ages, each with their