Delivery of Augmentative Communication Services The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist Research Article
Research Article  |   October 01, 1981
Delivery of Augmentative Communication Services
 
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  • Howard Shane is the Director of Speech Pathology and Audiology in the Developmental Evaluation Clinic at the Children's Hospital Medical Center, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02115 where reprint requests should go. David E. Yoder is Department Head of the Communication Aids and Systems Clinic and is the Walker-Bascom Professor of Communicative Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    Howard Shane is the Director of Speech Pathology and Audiology in the Developmental Evaluation Clinic at the Children's Hospital Medical Center, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Mass. 02115 where reprint requests should go. David E. Yoder is Department Head of the Communication Aids and Systems Clinic and is the Walker-Bascom Professor of Communicative Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.×
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Research Article   |   October 01, 1981
Delivery of Augmentative Communication Services
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1981, Vol. 12, 211-215. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1204.211
History: Received October 2, 1980 , Accepted December 24, 1980
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, October 1981, Vol. 12, 211-215. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1204.211
History: Received October 2, 1980; Accepted December 24, 1980

Greater numbers of nonspeaking persons are being educated in public schools. Public school speech-language pathologists frequently have minimal training and experience in providing appropriate augmentative communication system training to this population. This paper provides options, based on PL 94-142's mandates and ASHA's Code of Ethics, for service delivery of such systems.

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