Augmentative and alternative communication

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  • Cerebral Palsy Case Study

    motor impairment that is manifest very early in development. The core features of CP include, abnormal patterns of movement, posture and regulation of muscle tone. Neurodevelopmental impairments affect adaptive and sensory functioning, learning, communication, behavior and even seizures. (Martin Bax, 2005) Cerebral Palsy is the most common childhood motor disability. (Data and Statistics for Cerebral Palsy, n.d.) The average prevalence of CP across threes ties was 3.3 per 1000. The prevalence…

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  • Walter's Speech-Language Case Study

    Walter, a 7.6 year old, received a speech-language evaluation to assess his language abilities. According to the American Speech and Hearing Association (2017), school speech-language pathologists are required to adhere to the CCSS. While it is a requirement to adhere to the CCSS, doing so also provides students with the repeated exposure of the curriculum, vocabulary, and multiple opportunities for practice. To assess Walter’s receptive language, The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) (Dunn…

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  • Three Major Educational Approaches To Teaching Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Children Case Study

    How is PEC useful? PECs is an acronym for Picture Exchange Communication System, a form of augmentative and alternative communication that teaches nonverbal users to successfully request highly motivating items and outcomes. PECS has been demonstrated to be effective with children with autism and other disabilities. 5) How does IDEA define multiple…

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  • The Framed Picture Vocabulary Analysis

    To assess Walter’s receptive language, The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) (Dunn & Dunn, 2007) and the Test of Language Development – Primary 3rd Edition (TOLD-P:3) (Newcomer & Hammil, 1988) were administered. Walter earned a score on the PPVT yielding a in a percentile rank of <1, which corresponds to a profound disorder in receptive language. Scores for the TOLD-P:3 could not be determined due to incomplete testing despite maximal verbal, visual, and/or tactile cueing provided.…

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  • G. B.: A Case Study

    Thompson (2014), grammatical deficits are related to harm to the frontal/basal ganglia procedural memory system. Prior to the stroke, G.B. did not have any alarming medical issues other than high blood pressure. Family Structure and Support of Communication Currently, G.B. lives with his son, daughter-in-law and three grandchildren in Smithtown, New York. His daughter lives in the next town over, which is a short drive away from his son’s residence. These are the only family…

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  • Social Development In The Classroom Essay

    in an inclusive environment progressed greatly on a measure of social competence. The study found that students with disabilities in the segregated environment group showed signs of social competence regression (Alquraini, 2012). Communication Studies show communications skills improvement from students…

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  • The Empathy Diaries By Sherry Turgle Analysis

    The cornerstone of our relationships With others is the conversation, as time goes on we have always developed new ways of communication to help strengthen this bond. From Languages to writing and even the post office are all inventions to purely strengthen the communication bond between us. Ordinarily, Mobile devices are no exception, people have created new technology that helps us communicate with our loved one’s from anywhere at any time at the palm of our hands. In Sherry Turkle's essay…

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  • Expressive Language Essay

    expressive language which includes their production of speech sounds and also their nonverbal communication skills. Their literacy skills will also be tested to determine how well they can read and comprehend what they read. A Speech Language Pathologist will also obtain a language sample. This will help them determine the child pragmatic skills such as eye contact, being able to initiate communication, turn taking, and use of body language and facial expressions. This will also help determine…

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  • AAC Intervention: A Case Study

    Introduction Communication is essential to having a holistic life. ASHA states, “communication is the essence of human life and that all people have the right to communicate to the fullest extent possible” (ASHA, 2005). Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is one type of intervention that aims to help individuals with the most complex communication needs (CCN) interact with all partners in a variety of settings. Sandra, a 14-year-old female diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP), is…

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  • Reflection Paper On Autism

    There are a variety of disorders that are on the Autism spectrum. During the interview, Lisa explained that her son Christopher is on this Autism spectrum (Kirk, Gallagher, & Coleman, 2015). Autism is, according to Kirk, Gallagher, & Coleman (2015), “a disorder that affects a child’s social development and ability to communicate and that include unusual behavioral manifestations such as repetitive motor movements”. Autism is found to be both genetic and can also be caused from the…

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