A Communication "Tools" Model for AAC Intervention with Early Communicators Typically developing children’s control of early linguistic experiences within interactions tends to rely upon on nonverbal behavior tools that facilitate later linguistic development. For instance, referential gestures, such as “gestural labels,” tend to be produced first in routine contexts with joint attention to an object, and gradually become symbolic means ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2001
A Communication "Tools" Model for AAC Intervention with Early Communicators
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  • Cynthia J. Cress
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE
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Article   |   June 01, 2001
A Communication "Tools" Model for AAC Intervention with Early Communicators
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, June 2001, Vol. 10, 20-22. doi:10.1044/aac10.2.20
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, June 2001, Vol. 10, 20-22. doi:10.1044/aac10.2.20
Acknowledgments
Supported in part by research grant #1 K08 DC00102-01A1 from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), National Institutes of Health. The author wishes to particularly thank the families and children who participated in these research activities, as well as the many research assistants who have supported data collection activities. Reprinted by permission from RESNA 2001 Conference Proceedings, June, 2001.
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