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Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)

Griffiths, T; Price, K; Bloch, SJ; Clarke, MT; (2019) Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC). In: Cowan, D and Najafi, L, (eds.) The Handbook of Electronic Assistive Technology. (pp. 181-213). Elsevier: Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Abstract

This chapter includes a history of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and explores its development, key elements when considering AAC such as prevalence of needs, classification of systems, components of systems, important factors in AAC assessment and a section on evidence-based practice and service delivery in the United Kingdom followed by two case studies.

Type: Book chapter
Title: Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)
ISBN-13: 9780128124888
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-812487-1.00007-7
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-812487-1.00007-7
Language: English
Keywords: AAC, Augmentative and alternative communication, Case study, Clinical experience, Evidence-based practice, High tech, Language processor, Low tech
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences > Language and Cognition
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10061440
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