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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

By American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Summary

This webpage offers a detailed summary of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems. It focuses on the role of the speech-language pathologists, but it also contains information which may be relevant to others. The page debunks myths related to AAC, discusses assessment for AAC, and identifies different AAC systems and other treatment approaches.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is a professional association for "audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students." [Website]

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Visit www.asha.org/PRPSpecificTopic.aspx?folderid=8589942773&section=Key_Issues

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
United States

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