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ERIC Number: EJ630928
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1525-7401
Conversations with Mexican Americans Regarding Children with Disabilities and Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
Huer, Mary Blake; Parette, Howard P., Jr.; Saenz, Terry Irvine
Communication Disorders Quarterly, v22 n4 p197-206 Sum 2001
Focus groups of family members of children with disabilities discussed augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) practices within a Mexican American community. Among seven perspectives identified are: (1) children understand nonverbal communication in the home; (2) aided techniques are useful outside of the home; (3) families have great respect for professionals; and (4) devices in Spanish are needed. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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