Instructional strategies used in direct AAC interventions with children to support graphic symbol learning: A systematic review

  title={Instructional strategies used in direct AAC interventions with children to support graphic symbol learning: A systematic review},
  author={Yvonne Lynch and Muireann McCleary and Martine M. Smith},
  journal={Child Language Teaching and Therapy},
  pages={23 - 36}
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) refers to a wide range of aided and unaided modes that are employed with a diverse group of people to support a range of language and communication outcomes. Children whose comprehension of spoken language greatly exceeds their ability to express themselves within that modality can be described as expressive users of AAC. Interventions are important in promoting language acquisition and the expressive use of graphic symbols. Instructional… Expand

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