Effects of augmentative and alternative communication intervention on speech production in children with autism: a systematic review.

  title={Effects of augmentative and alternative communication intervention on speech production in children with autism: a systematic review.},
  author={Ralf W. Schlosser and Oliver Wendt},
  journal={American journal of speech-language pathology},
  volume={17 3},
PURPOSE This systematic review aimed to determine the effects of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) intervention on speech production in children with autism or pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified. METHOD A systematic review methodology was utilized to limit bias in searching, selecting, coding, and synthesizing relevant treatment studies. This involved a multifaceted search for studies written between 1975 and May 2007 using various bibliographic databases… 

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