David Beukelman and Pat Mirenda
Brookes Publishing Company
Updated and expanded, the second edition of this trusted and definitive textbook incorporates the most recent information available on implementing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). It explains principles and procedures of AAC assessment and offers intervention techniques that are appropriate throughout the life span of children and adults with congenital or acquired communication disorders. Special attention is given to rehabilitation centers school settings the needs of people with cerebral palsy, apraxia, autism, aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and multiple disabilities. An invaluable resource for educators, students, speech-language pathologists, AAC and educational team members, rehabilitation specialists, and program directors, this text presents a comprehensive approach to improving the lives of people who have severe communication disorders.