By Jennifer B. Ganz

Just as autism is a continuum of issues, it really is linked to a extensive variety of neurodevelopmental, social, and conversation deficits. for people with autism spectrum issues (ASD), augmentative and substitute verbal exchange (AAC) has a tremendous effect on their day-by-day lives, usually lowering the incidence of demanding behaviors.

Aided Augmentative verbal exchange for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders is a pragmatic consultant to the sector, providing readers a great grounding in ASD, comparable advanced conversation wishes (CCN), and AAC, in particular visible and computer-based applied sciences. established interventions and instruments in AAC are reviewed—not simply how they paintings, yet why they work—to reduction practitioners in determining these such a lot fitted to person consumers or scholars. concerns in assessment for aided AAC and debates relating its usability around out the assurance. Readers come away with a deeper realizing of the centrality of verbal exchange for consumers with ASD and the various probabilities for intervention.

Key components of assurance include:

  • AAC and overview of individuals with ASD and CCN.
  • Interdisciplinary concerns and collaboration in overview and treatment.
  • AAC intervention mediated by way of normal communique partners.
  • Functional communique education with AAC.
  • The controversy surrounding facilitated communication.
  • Sign language as opposed to AAC.

Aided Augmentative verbal exchange for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders is a vital source for clinicians/practitioners, researchers, and graduate scholars in such fields as baby and college psychology, speech pathology, language schooling, developmental psychology, habit treatment, and academic technology.

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 28, 74–84. , & Bondy, A. (2002). ). Newark, NJ: DE: Pyramid Publications. , & Weiss, P. L. T. (2009). Enhancing social communication of children with high-functioning autism through a co-located interface. AI & Society, 24, 75–84. 1007/s00146-009-0199-0. Ganz, J. , Boles, M. , Goodwyn, F. , & Flores, M. M. (2014). Efficacy of handheld electronic visual supports to enhance vocabulary in children with ASD. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 29, 3–12.

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2009). If the new communication behavior is Assessment of Students with ASD Who Use AAC 35 easily performed by the individual and results in quick access to reinforcement, he or she is more likely to continue engaging in that behavior. Five, the preference of the individual and his or her family should be considered. Researchers have suggested that preference assessments be performed, by allowing the individual to choose which system to use (Sigafoos et al. 2009; van der Meer et al. 2011). The instructor may place a number of options in front of the person and allow him or her to take the device he or she would like to use.

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