Woman With Speech Disability Achieves Dream: Goes to College College is the dream of many high school students; however, it poses special challenges for individuals with complex communication needs. In this paper, the author describes her work both while in high school as well as during college in order to promote success in a post-secondary setting. She also describes ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2010
Woman With Speech Disability Achieves Dream: Goes to College
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  • Beth Anne Luciani
    California State University, Monessen, PA
  • Editor's Note: The author is an undergraduate candidate in creative writing at California University of Pennsylvania and participant in the AAC-RERC Writers Brigade participant.
    Editor's Note: The author is an undergraduate candidate in creative writing at California University of Pennsylvania and participant in the AAC-RERC Writers Brigade participant.×
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Augmentative & Alternative Communication / School-Based Settings / Articles
Article   |   June 01, 2010
Woman With Speech Disability Achieves Dream: Goes to College
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, June 2010, Vol. 19, 41-43. doi:10.1044/aac19.2.41
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, June 2010, Vol. 19, 41-43. doi:10.1044/aac19.2.41
Abstract

College is the dream of many high school students; however, it poses special challenges for individuals with complex communication needs. In this paper, the author describes her work both while in high school as well as during college in order to promote success in a post-secondary setting. She also describes the importance of a team approach to promoting positive transition outcomes.

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