Recommended Augmentative and Alternative Communication Competencies for Special Education Teachers

  title={Recommended Augmentative and Alternative Communication Competencies for Special Education Teachers},
  author={M. Fonte and Miriam C. Boesch},
Abstract Empirical evidence supports the notion of special education teachers receiving limited pre-service training in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). This lack of training is not only evident in the United States but in other countries such as United Kingdom, India, and Israel. Yet the teaching demands for the use of AAC are increasing as more students with complex communication needs are entering the school systems. As a result, this paper outlines four special education… Expand
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