ERIC Number: EJ634889
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
The Effect of an Augmentative Communication Intervention on the Communication, Behavior, and Academic Program of an Adolescent with Autism.
Cafiero, Joanne M.
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, v16 n3 p179-89 Fall 2001
This article describes a classroom data based, total immersion, augmentative communication intervention with a nonverbal and behaviorally and cognitively challenged adolescent with autism. The use of a natural aided language approach and picture communication boards resulted in increases in communication and positive behaviors and participation in a more complex curriculum. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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