Autism, Augmentative Communication, and Assistive Technology

  title={Autism, Augmentative Communication, and Assistive Technology},
  author={Pat Mirenda},
  journal={Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities},
  pages={141 - 151}
  • P. Mirenda
  • Published 1 August 2001
  • Psychology
  • Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
This article provides a review of the empirical literature on a number of topics related to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and assistive technology as they have been used to support communication and learning in individuals with autism/PDD-NOS. The review is presented in six main topic areas: Assessment, Staff/ Family Training, Supports for Augmented Input, Supports for Augmented Input + Output, Supports for Augmented Output, and Assistive Technology for Communication and… Expand
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