Communicative Competence for Individuals Who Use AAC / Edition 1

Communicative Competence for Individuals Who Use AAC / Edition 1

by Janice Light
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557666393

ISBN-13: 9781557666390

Pub. Date: 05/16/2003

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

Written for current and future speech-language professionals, educators, and rehabilitation professionals who work with those who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), this book presents material on issues related to linguistic, operational, social, and strategic competence. Light teaches in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The…  See more details below

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Written for current and future speech-language professionals, educators, and rehabilitation professionals who work with those who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), this book presents material on issues related to linguistic, operational, social, and strategic competence. Light teaches in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The Pennsylvania State University. Beukelman teaches in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska. Reichle is associate chair of the Department of Communication Disorders and Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557666390
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/16/2003
Series:
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Series, #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Series Preface
Editorial Advisory Board
Volume Preface
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Acknowledgments
1Shattering the Silence: Development of Communicative Competence by Individuals Who Use AAC3
2AAC and Natural Speech in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities41
3Toward Linguistic Competence: Language Experiences and Knowledge of Children with Extremely Limited Speech63
4Representational Competence107
5Augmented Input: Enhancing Communication Development147
6Asymmetry in Input and Output for Individuals Who Use AAC163
7Supporting Competent Motor Control of AAC Systems199
8Cognitive Skills and AAC241
9Visual Issues and Access to AAC277
10Pragmatic Development in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Who Use AAC323
11Finding a Place in the "Social Circle of Life": The Development of Sociorelational Competence by Individuals Who Use AAC361
12"Playing the Game": Strategic Competence in AAC401
13Intervention Strategies for Communication: Using Aided Augmentative Communication Systems441
14Outcomes Measurement in AAC479
Index515

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