Author(s)

McNaughton, David B., Ed.; Beukelman, David R., Ed.

Year

2010

Publication

AAC Series Brookes Publishing Company

Contents of this book include: (I) Foundations for Successful Transitions: (1) Supporting Successful Transitions to Adult Life for Individuals Who Use AAC (David B. McNaughton and Pamela Kennedy); (2) Self-Determination and Young Adults Who Use AAC (David B. McNaughton, Tracy Rackensperger, Michael L. Wehmeyer, and Sandra Wright); (II) Education and Transition Programs: (3) Literacy Instruction For Transition-Age Youth Who Use AAC: What Is And What Could Be (Beth E. Foley and Julie A. Wolter); (4) Making School Matter: Supporting Meaningful Secondary Experiences for Adolescents Who Use AAC (Erik W. Carter and John Draper); (III) Employment and Volunteer Programs: (5) Post-High School Transition Supports and Programs in Postsecondary Education for Young Adults Who Use AAC (Christy A. Horn and Randy Joe May); (6) Developing Skills, "Making a Match," and Obtaining Needed Supports: Successful Employment for Individuals Who Use AAC (David B. McNaughton, Anthony Arnold, Sam Sennott, and Elizabeth Serpentine); (IV) Relationships and Social Engagement: (7) "Activity Brings Community into Our Lives": Recreation, Leisure, and Community Participation for Individuals Who Use AAC (John Dattilo, Elizabeth Benedek-Wood, and Lateef McLeod); (8) The Language of Love: Sexuality and People Who Use AAC (Dave Hingsburger); (V) Living in Society: (9) Preparing Youth Who Use AAC to Communicate with Their Personal Assistants (Barbara Collier and Hazel Self); (10) Medical and Health Transitions for Young Adults Who Use AAC (Sue Balandin and Annalu Waller); and (VI) Assessment and Intervention in AAC with Teens and Adults: (11) AAC Considerations During the Transition to Adult Life (Laura J. Ball, Korey Stading, and Denise Hazelrigg).

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