ERIC Number: EJ382208
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Augmenting Communication for Persons with Autism: Issues and Strategies.
Mirenda, Pat; Schuler, Adriana L.
Topics in Language Disorders, v9 n1 p24-43 Dec 1988
The article reviews issues related to the cognitive styles, processing modes, and learning strengths and weaknesses that should be considered when selecting augmentative and alternative communication techniques for persons with autism. Stressed is the need to change communication techniques to accommodate the expanding needs and capabilities of the individual over time. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A