Communication Programming for Learners With CHARGE Syndrome: Augmenting Comprehension and Expression “Communication, communication, communication,” Hartshorne, Hefner, Davenport, and Thelin's groundbreaking book, CHARGE Syndrome (2011), opens with these words and continues, “For 25 years, this has been our mantra when asked what it is that children with CHARGE syndrome need […] The biggest barrier to ultimate success for individuals with CHARGE is ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2015
Communication Programming for Learners With CHARGE Syndrome: Augmenting Comprehension and Expression
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  • Susan M. Bashinski
    Department of Education, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO
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Article   |   June 01, 2015
Communication Programming for Learners With CHARGE Syndrome: Augmenting Comprehension and Expression
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, June 2015, Vol. 24, 86-93. doi:10.1044/aac24.3.86
History: Received March 20, 2015 , Revised May 16, 2015 , Accepted May 18, 2015
SIG 12 Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, June 2015, Vol. 24, 86-93. doi:10.1044/aac24.3.86
History: Received March 20, 2015; Revised May 16, 2015; Accepted May 18, 2015

“Communication, communication, communication,” Hartshorne, Hefner, Davenport, and Thelin's groundbreaking book, CHARGE Syndrome (2011), opens with these words and continues, “For 25 years, this has been our mantra when asked what it is that children with CHARGE syndrome need […] The biggest barrier to ultimate success for individuals with CHARGE is communication” (p. xi).

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