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Title Communicating without speech : practical augmentative & alternative communication / edited by Helen Cockerill, Lesley Carroll-Few
Published London : Mac Keith, 2001


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 MELB  362.19855 Coc/Cws  Unavailable C19
Description viii, 185 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Series Clinics in developmental medicine. 0069-4835 ; no. 156
Contents Preface -- Neurology of speech and language disorders in children. Part I. Disorders of comprehension and inner language / J. Keith Brown and Mary E. O'Regan -- Neurology of speech and language disorders in children. Part II. Disorders of speech / Mary E. O'Regan and J. Keith Brown -- Who needs augmentative communication, and when? / Martin Bax, Lesley Carroll-Few and Helen Cockerill -- Assessing children for augmentative and alternative communication / Helen Cockerill and Prue Fuller -- Working with families to introduce augmentative and alternative communication systems / Mats Granlund et al -- Supporting children using augmentative and alternative communication in school / Sally Millar -- Impact of adolescence on the use of voice output communication aids / Pam Stevenson -- Supporting augmentative and alternative communication / Susan Balandin and Tessa Barnes-Hughes -- Experiences of children and families who use augmentative and alternative communication / Compiled by Gillian Hazell, Lesley Carroll-Few and Helen Cockerill -- Communication resources / Gillian Hazell and Helen Cockerill -- Index
Summary "This book is aimed at health professionals in contact with children who fail to develop adequate speech due to complex neurological conditions or learning disabilities. Such children may require augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems. These include manual signing, symbol charts or electronic voice-output communication aids."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Language disorders in children.
Nonverbal communication in children.
Communicative disorders in children.
Communication devices for people with disabilities.
Speech disorders in children.
Speech Disorders.
Communication Aids for Disabled.
Language Disorders.
Nonverbal Communication.
Author Cockerill, Helen.
Carroll-Few, Lesley.
LC no. 2002421954
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