Developing an Effective Framework for the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Evaluation Process

Journal Article

A comprehensive augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) evaluation is critical to providing a viable means of expressive communication for nonverbal people with complex communication needs. Although a number of diagnostic tools are available to assist AAC practitioners with the assessment process, there is a need to tailor the evaluation process to the specific communication needs of the AAC user. The purpose of this paper is to provide a basis for developing an effective and clinically driven framework for approaching a user-tailored AAC evaluation process.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Helling, CR; Minga, J

Published Date

  • April 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 91 - 98

Published By

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1940-7483

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1940-7475

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1044/aac23.2.91

Language

  • en