Edited by Pat Mirenda, Ph.D. & Teresa Iacono, Ph.D.
For children, adolescents and adults with Autism, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) can have a tremendous, positive impact on communication, social skills and behavior. Now there's a comprehensive, up-to-date research volume that shows professionals what today's most effective AAC methods are -- and why they're a perfect fit with a variety of learning approaches that work for people with Autism. Readers will get clarification of the common characteristics of effective AAC interventions and insight into the future research required to make AAC technologies more meaningful and motivating (484 pages). ISBN: 978-1-55766-953-7 © 2009