Effects of AAC interventions on communication and language for young children with complex communication needs.

@article{Drager2010EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of AAC interventions on communication and language for young children with complex communication needs.},
  author={K. Drager and J. Light and D. Mcnaughton},
  journal={Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={
          303-10
        }
}
  • K. Drager, J. Light, D. Mcnaughton
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine
  • Children with complex communication needs (CCN) who require augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) are at considerable risk in many aspects of their development: (a) functional communication skills, (b) speech development, (c) language development, (d) cognitive/conceptual development, (e) literacy development, (f) social participation, (g) access to education, and (h) overall quality of life. Early intervention is critical to address these areas and provide successful and functional… CONTINUE READING

    Tables and Topics from this paper.

    Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

    Communication ability in cerebral palsy: a study from the CP register of western Sweden.
    • 47
    • Open Access

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 61 REFERENCES
    Improving the Design of Augmentative and Alternative Technologies for Young Children
    • 70
    AAC use and service provision: A survey of New Zealand speech-language therapists
    • 54