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Augmentative and alternative communication

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) program at Ohio State

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Tap Chat | Augmented Alternative Communication and Speech Board Software

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What is Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)?

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Modelling AAC

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Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) is an umbrella term that encompasses the communication methods used to supplement or replace speech or writing for those with impairments in the production or comprehension of spoken or written language. AAC is used by those with a wide range of speech and language impairments, including congenital impairments such as cerebral palsy, intellectual impairment and autism, and acquired conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. AAC can be a permanent addition to a person's communication or a temporary aid.
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