Author(s)

Janice LIght, Barbara Roberts, Rosemarie Dimarco & Nin Greiner

Year

1998

Publication

Journal of Communication Disorders

In this article the authors discuss the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) as used to enhance comprehension and expression of people with autism. A theoretical model for AAC assessment and intervention planning is presented. Application of the model is illustrated through a case report of a 6-year-old boy with autism who had severe expressive and receptive language impairments.

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