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Augmentative &; Alternative Communication
Supporting Children and Adults with Complex Communication Needs854
The authoritative text on augmentative and alternative communication, this classic bestseller is now in its fifth edition-revised and updated for a new generation of SLPs, teachers, occupational therapists, and other professionals in clinical and educational settings. Partnering with a team of distinguished contributors, renowned experts David Beukelman and Janice Light deliver today's most comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to AAC interventions and technologies for children and adults with complex communication needs. Future service providers will get in-depth coverage of essential AAC topics, enhanced by helpful study questions, valuable perspectives from people who use AAC, and case examples that illustrate key principles. Significantly expanded with new chapters on critical topics, more practical information on how AAC systems work, and new online companion materials, this definitive text will expertly prepare readers to support communicative competence-and quality of life-for children and adults with complex communication needs. WHAT'S NEW Professionals will prepare for their work in the field with critical new information on: Collaborating with family members and other communication partners Making the most of mobile technologies and AAC apps Selecting an AAC system and tailoring it to individual needs Working effectively with families from diverse cultural backgrounds Supporting inclusion across the lifespan (including education, employment, and community life) Ensuring efficient patient-provider communication in medical settings Providing communication supports to people with autism spectrum disorder PLUS: Enhance your teaching with a package of online companion materials, including a resource guide to help practitioners and students learn more about AAC; sample responses to chapter study questions; and a sample syllabus.
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"The most up-to-date and authoritative source of information about AAC principles, assessment, and interventions...should be on the shelf of every professional who provides AAC supports." --Pat Mirenda, Ph.D., BCBA-D
David R. Beukelman, Ph.D is the Barkley Professor of Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Director of Research and Education of the Communication Disorders Division, Munroe/Meyer Institute of Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, A research partner in the Rehabilitation Engineering and Research Center in Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and a senior researcher in the Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering at the Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital. With Pat Mirenda, he co-authored the textbook, Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Management of Severe Communication Disorders in Children and Adults. He served as editor of the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Journal for four years. Janice Light, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at the Pennsylvania State University. She is actively involved in research, personnel preparation, and service delivery in the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Her primary interest has been furthering understanding of the development of communicative competence and self-determination by individuals who require AAC. Dr. Light is the principal investigator on several federally-funded research grants to improve outcomes for individuals who have significant communication disabilities through the use of augmentative and alternative communication. She is one of the project directors in the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (AAC-RERC), a virtual research consortium funded by the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research. In 1996, Dr. Light was recognized as the Don Johnston Distinguished Lecturer by the International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication for her leadership in the AAC field. In 1999, she received the Dorothy Jones Barnes Outstanding Teaching Award at the Pennsylvania State University. Laura J. Ball, Ph.D.,is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at East Carolina University. Dr. Ball completed her doctoral degree at the University of Nebraska with research interests in AAC and motor speech disorders. Dr. Ball has more than 25 years' clinical experience and is the author of numerous publications on topics related to AAC, dysarthria, and apraxia. Dr. Fager is the Director of the Communication Center in the Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering. Dr. Fager specializes in assistive technology/augmentative communication for adults with acquired and degenerative neurologic conditions such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis, and ParkinsonaEURO (TM)s disease. Her research has focused on the evaluation of new and emerging assistive technologies for individuals with severe physical impairments. Dr. Garrett is currently a full-time clinician and director of an Augmentative Communication pediatric evaluation center at The Children's Institute in Pittsburgh, PA, where she works with children and young adults who have complex communication needs. She previously had full-time academic appointments at Duquesne University and the University of Nebraska, where she conducted clinical, research, and teaching activities in the areas of aphasia, brain injury, and AAC. Dr. Hanson earned her doctorate at the University of NebraskaaEURO"Lincoln and her MS at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research is in augmentative and alternative communication and motor speech disorders at the University of South Dakota. Her clinical practice, supervision, and service focus on providing AAC services for people with complex communication needs across the life span. Julia M. King, Ph.D., Professor in the School of Communication Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She has published articles and chapters on supporti
Proposed Annotated Table of Contents DRAFT 7-17-17 Augmentative and Alternative Communication 5th Edition PART I People who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication Overview of people with complex communication needs who benefit from AAC and their experiences, introduction to AAC systems, overview of AAC assessment and intervention People who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication Formerly Chapter 1 - updated and revised Provides an overview of individuals with complex communication needs and their experiences, including their needs, skills, disabilities, cultural and linguistic diversity, etc.; the purposes of communication; the breadth of communication modalities (including Internet, social media, as well as face to face and written communication); an overview of AAC systems including key terms; and the knowledge, judgment and skills required for communicative competence; importance of advocacy AAC Assessment Formerly Chapters 5 & 6 -combination of former chapters 5 & 6 updated and revised Provides an overview of the principles of assessment including assessment teams, approaches to assessment, assessment domains and tools, including the assessment of communication needs /participation patterns of the individual with CCN, his/her skills (seating and positioning, motor skills, vision and hearing, expressive communication, receptive language, symbol representation, literacy, cognitive /linguistic organization), partner and environmental supports, and opportunity barriers that limit communication of individuals with CCN; also discusses issues of diversity and culturally competent assessment. Case examples of AAC assessment with a child and an adult Overview of intervention to build communicative competence Formerly chapter 7 -updated and revised Provides an overview of AAC intervention with emphasis on a two-pronged approach to address the needs and skills of the individual with CCN (selection and customization of AAC systems, instruction in linguistic, operational, social, and strategic skills to build communicative competence) and the family / other communication partners (instruction in interaction strategies to support communication and in AAC systems). Includes discussion of goal setting and intervention approaches with case examples of a child and an adult with CCN to illustrate. Also discusses evaluation of intervention effectiveness and the importance of advocacy. Working with families and other communication partners New chapter Includes discussion of the importance of consumer / family centered services; professional skills required to deliver consumer / family centered services; approaches to fostering consumer and family involvement; and approaches to teaching families /partners to support the communication of individuals with CCN Case examples of a consumer /family centered services for a child and an adult with CCN to illustrate key principles PART II Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems Importance of multimodal communication including unaided and aided systems; introduction to the components of AAC systems (i.e., vocabulary / messages, representation, organization and layout, selection /production techniques, output); selection, customization, and integration of AAC systems Vocabulary selection Message management Formerly Chapter 2 - updated and revised Discusses the importance of vocabulary selection as a key component of AAC intervention; factors that impact vocabulary needs; types of vocabulary; core vocabulary approaches (strengths and limitations); vocabulary selection tools; validation of vocabulary; and ongoing maintenance /update of vocabulary. Highlights the importance of cultural and linguistic considerations /diversity Case examples of vocabulary selection for a child and adult with CCN to illustrate key principles Representation of vocabulary /Organization and layout Formerly Chapter 3 & part of Chapter 4 -updated and revised Discusses components of AAC sys