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Author Da Fonte, M. Alexandra, author.

Title Effective augmentative and alternative communication practices : a handbook for school-based practitioners / M. Alexandra Da Fonte and Miriam C. Boesch
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (x, 321 pages)
Contents Unit 1: Students with complex communication needs and the instructional team -- Understanding students with complex communication needs -- Understanding communication competencies -- The instructional team -- Identifying the barriers in the environment -- Unit 2: Assessment: the student and the communication system -- Identifying the student's present level of performance -- Identifying the student's literacy skills -- Defining and identifying unaided communication systems -- Defining and identifying low-technology aided communication systems -- Defining and identifying high-technology aided communication systems -- Unit 3: Goal setting and implementation practices -- Writing effective communication goals -- Implementation effective instructional practices -- Implementing augmentative and alternative communication across settings
Summary "Implementing Effective AAC Practices for Students with Complex Communication Needs provides an introductory, user-friendly handbook for any school-based practitioner, particularly those new to the field. This highly practical book translates the augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) research into practice and explains the importance of the use of AAC strategies in diverse school settings. The handbook also provides school-based practitioners with resources to be used during the assessment, planning, and instructional process, whether you are an AAC consultant, special education teacher, assistive technology consultant, speech language pathologist, or occupational therapist"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on August 20, 2018)
Subject Children with disabilities -- Education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Communicative disorders in children -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Children with disabilities -- Education.
Communicative disorders in children.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Boesch, Miriam C., author.
LC no. 2018019978
ISBN 1315200759