ERIC Number: EJ374934
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Adults with Acquired Severe Communication Disorders.
Beukelman, David R.; Garrett, Kathryn L.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), v4 n2 p104-21 Jun 1988
Acquired severe communication disorders may result from physical impairment, language impairment, cognitive impairment, or combination of impairments. This paper reviews the demographics and characteristics of communication-disordered adults based on etiology, introduces models of assessment and intervention, highlights intervention strategies and procedures, and evaluates reports of intervention effectiveness. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adults, Adventitious Impairments, Clinical Diagnosis, Communication Disorders, Demography, Educational Therapy, Etiology, Individual Characteristics, Intervention, Language Handicaps, Models, Needs Assessment, Outcomes of Treatment, Physical Disabilities, Severe Disabilities
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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