What happens to reading between first and third grade? Implications for students who use AAC

  title={What happens to reading between first and third grade? Implications for students who use AAC},
  author={Janet M. Sturm and Stephanie A. Spadorcia and James William Cunningham and Kathleen S Cali and Amy Staples and Karen A. Erickson and David E. Yoder and David A. Koppenhaver},
  journal={Augmentative and Alternative Communication},
  pages={21 - 36}
School-age students who use AAC need access to communication, reading, and writing tools that can support them to actively engage in literacy learning. They also require access to core literacy learning opportunities across grade levels that foster development of conventional literacy skills. The importance of the acquisition of conventional literacy skills for students who use AAC cannot be overemphasized. And yet, one of the critical challenges in supporting the literacy learning of students… Expand
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