Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/18

Click to flip

18 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
How many children & adults cannot communicate orally?
greater than 2 mill
Effective Comm
sharing ideas in all types of situations and environments
Ineffective comm
temporary
permanent
Augmentative
The process of augmenting (making grater) existing sph abilities
Alternative
The process of providing a substitute for sph
Myth or fact:
Providing AAc will inhibit the development nof sph and lang
MYTH
Factors that influence the ability to send a message
cognitive
motor
sensory
desire/motivation
technology
An AAC may
increase the desire for comm
facilitate sph
limit frustration and aggression
decrease depression
limit isolation
provide a means for communication
Unaided systems
no physical comm aid: vocalization, gesture
Sign language
Benefit: not reliant on device
Drawback:
limited audience, environment, fine motor control
Aided systems
Require use of tools and equipment in addition to the user's body
Aided systems
Non-electronic
Communication boards
Aided systems
Electronic
Non-dedicated (laptop)
Dedicated: comm tool only
Integrated
Symbol systems
gestures
sign lang
fingerspelling
orthography
speech
Lang Representation Methods
Single meaning pictures
Alphabet-based methods
Semantic compaction/unity
Access Methods
Techniques to indicate a message
Direction selection: directly selecting a message

Scanning: signaling when a choice is presented. Actively directing an indicator toward a choice.
Partner assisted
Switches
Switches can be used to activate communication devices, or environmental control units

Take advantage of any residual body movement (head, toe) or even electrodes responsive to Thought of movement
AAC needs a _______ approach
team
-Client & caregiver
SLP
physical therapies
rehab
programmer
physician
vision specialist
others
Goals of AAC
equalize the gap btwn comprehension and production
augment residual sph
facilitate receptive and exp lang
promote interpersonal/social interaction/participation
reduce frustration
enhange vocational opportunities
Increase quality of life