ERIC Number: EJ652584
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Young African American Children with Disabilities and Augmentative and Alternative Communication Issues.
Parette, Phil; Huer, Mary Blake; Wyatt, Toya A.
Early Childhood Education Journal, v29 n3 p201-07 Spr 2002
Discusses issues related to providing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems to young African American children with disabilities and their families. Issues related to the family include stress on the family, communication partners, cultural mistrust, communication needs and values, and language patterns and communication style. Delineates AAC assessment models and discusses factors important for culturally sensitive assessment. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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