Autism, Augmentative Communication, and Assistive Technology: What Do We Really Know?By Mirenda, P.; Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 141-151
Publication Date: 2001
Article provides a literature review of a number of topics related to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and assistive technology (AT), with a special focus on how these types of applications can be utilized to support learning and communication among people with autism. The literature review focused on six main topics: (1) assessment, (2) staff and family training, (3) supports for augmented input, (4) supports for augmented input and output, (5) supports for augmented output, and (6) AT for communication and learning. Implications for future research are discussed.
Published by: PRO-ED, Inc. (Website:http://www.proedinc.com)
Division on Developmental Disabilities (DDD) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) (Web Site: http://www.dddcec.org )