Training Communication Partners of Adults Who Rely on AAC: Co-Construction of Meaning In this article, we summarize a presentation on the training of AAC communication partners at the SIG 12 Virtual Conference (2012). We describe the characteristics of effective communication partners. We also will discuss adult learning principles and learning mode preference as they relate to training of AAC communication partners. ... Article
Article  |   April 01, 2013
Training Communication Partners of Adults Who Rely on AAC: Co-Construction of Meaning
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Augmentative & Alternative Communication
Article   |   April 01, 2013
Training Communication Partners of Adults Who Rely on AAC: Co-Construction of Meaning
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, April 2013, Vol. 22, 16-20. doi:10.1044/aac22.1.16
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, April 2013, Vol. 22, 16-20. doi:10.1044/aac22.1.16

In this article, we summarize a presentation on the training of AAC communication partners at the SIG 12 Virtual Conference (2012). We describe the characteristics of effective communication partners. We also will discuss adult learning principles and learning mode preference as they relate to training of AAC communication partners.

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