“Don't give up”: Employment experiences of individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis who use augmentative and alternative communication

  title={“Don't give up”: Employment experiences of individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis who use augmentative and alternative communication},
  author={David Mcnaughton and Janice Light and Linda Groszyk},
  journal={Augmentative and Alternative Communication},
  pages={179 - 195}
A focus group discussion was conducted on the Internet to investigate the employment experiences of five individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) who required augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Information was gathered in the following areas: (a) the benefits of and reasons for continuing employment, (b) the negative impacts of employment, (c) the barriers to continued employment, (d) the supports required for successful employment outcomes, and (e) recommendations… Expand
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