The Effectiveness of Grammar Instruction for Individuals Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems: A Preliminary Study
- Instructing Facilitators to Support the Communication of People Who Use Augmentative Communication Systems. Light, Janice; Dattilo, John; English, Jane; Gutierrez, Lisa; Hartz, Jane // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Aug92, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p865
Presents a study which examined the efficacy of instructing facilitators to promote communication with people who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems. Discussion on the use of AAC systems; Method; Results and discussion.
- communication, augmentative. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p497
A definition of the term "augmentative communication" is presented.
- I Have Something to Say! Canfield, Helen // Exceptional Parent;Dec98, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p56
Introduces the voice output communication aid (VOCA) for the disabled which provides a recorded voice with the touch of a switch. Range of options for VOCA; Concerns regarding VOCA; Helpful activities of VOCA.
- A journey through early augmentative communication and computer access. Vanderheiden, Gregg C. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Nov/Dec2002 Supplement, Vol. 39 Issue 6, p53
Presents an article on the formative years of augmentative communication and computer access for the handicapped. Contributions to augmentative communication; Development of communication and writing devices; Origin of augmentative communication; Background on computer adaptation to allow...
- AAC Division to Hold Conference on Language, Literacy, and AAC. // ASHA Leader;12/11/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 22, p25
Announces the holding of a conference in Sea Island, Georgia by a division of Augmentative and Alternative Communication in January 2002. Theme of the conference; Activities; Registration information.
- UNEQUAL. // Telecom Asia;Aug2003, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p40
Reports on the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission's claim that people with disabilities are being ignored in communications revolution movements. Reason behind the commission's claim; Communication technologies that should be developed for the disabled.
- THE SEA GULL: A COMMUNICATIVE ANALYSIS OF CHEKHOVIAN DRAMA. Hellweg, John D.; Hellweg, Susan A. // Communication Quarterly;Spring1982, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p150
This article examines the functions and dimensions of Chekhovian language. The authors make observations within this analysis which apply to the playwright's major works, and The Sea Gull in particular. The analysis is performed in relationship to Chekhov's creation of dialogue,...
- Your Child with Autism: When is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) an appropriate option? Cafiero, Joanne M.; Meyer, Ann // Exceptional Parent;Apr2008, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p28
The article offers information on the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to enhance and develop the communications skills of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Examples of unaided ACC mentioned are manual signs, gestures and body language and aided ones include...
- TELE-AAC RESOLUTION. ANDERSON, KATE; BOISVERT, MICHELLE K.; DONESKI-NICOL, JANIS; GUTMANN, MICHELLE L.; HALL, NERISSA C.; MORELOCK, CYNTHIA; STEELE, RICHARD; COHN, ELLEN R. // International Journal of Telerehabilitation;Fall2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p79
Approximately 1.3% of all people, or about 4 million Americans, cannot rely on their natural speech to meet their daily communication needs. Telepractice offers a potentially cost-effective service delivery mechanism to provide clinical AAC services at a distance to the benefit of underserved...