Issues in augmentative and alternative communication in child psychiatry
Journal/Book: Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin. 1999; 8: Independence Square West Curtis Center, Ste 300, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3399, USA. W B Saunders Co. 77+.
Abstract: An introduction to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for children and adolescents with severe spoken-language disorders is presented. Significant advances have been made in assessment and intervention approaches over the last decade. Children with severe disabilities who employ AAC systems can demonstrate communication achievements that exceed traditional expectations.
Note: Article Sevcik RA, Georgia State Univ, Dept Psychol, Univ Plaza, Atlanta,GA 30303 USA