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Augmentative and Alternative Communication Supporting Children and Adults with Complex Communication Needs

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ISBN-10: 1598571966

ISBN-13: 9781598571967

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: David R. Beukelman, Pat Mirenda

List price: $84.95
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This textbook presents a life-span approach to improving the lives of children and adults who have severe communication disorders due to autism, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disabilities, or sensory impairments.
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Book details

List price: $84.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Brookes Publishing
Publication date: 9/14/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 616
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.970
Language: English

About the Authors
About the Contributors
Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Processes
Message Management: Vocabulary, Small Talk, and Narratives
Symbols and Rate Enhancement
Alternative Access
Principles of Assessment
Assessment of Specific Capabilities
Principles of Decision Making, Intervention, and Evaluation
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Interventions for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Issues for People with Developmental Disabilities
Supporting Participation and Communication for Beginning Communicators
Language Development and Intervention: Challenges, Supports, and Instructional Approaches
Instruction to Support Linguistic and Social Competence
Literacy Intervention for Individuals with Complex Communication Needs
Educational Inclusion of Students with Complex Communication Needs
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Interventions for Individuals with Acquired Disabilities
Adults with Acquired Physical Conditions
Adults with Severe Aphasia and Apraxia of Speech
Adults with Degenerative Cognitive and Linguistic Disorders
Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury
Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Intensive, Acute, and Long-Term Acute Medical Settings
Resources and Web Links