The Use of PACE to Facilitate Gestural and Verbal Communication in a Language-Impaired Child Promoting Aphasics' Communicative Effectiveness (PACE) is a treatment technique which simulates natural face-to-face conversation while providing for the use of multimodality communication. In this case study, PACE techniques were used with a 5-year 4-month-old Down's syndrome child to facilitate simultaneous use of verbal and gestural communication. ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1983
The Use of PACE to Facilitate Gestural and Verbal Communication in a Language-Impaired Child
 
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  • Anne Plummer Bedwinek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at St. Louis University. She also serves as a Speech-Language Pathologist on the Team for Cleft Palate and Associated Disorders at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, and is a consultant to Maxillo-Facial Prosthodontists Richard and L. Woodrow O'Brien, D.D.S. Requests for reprints should be sent to her at Department of c Communicative Disorders, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO 63108.
    Anne Plummer Bedwinek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at St. Louis University. She also serves as a Speech-Language Pathologist on the Team for Cleft Palate and Associated Disorders at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, and is a consultant to Maxillo-Facial Prosthodontists Richard and L. Woodrow O'Brien, D.D.S. Requests for reprints should be sent to her at Department of c Communicative Disorders, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO 63108.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1983
The Use of PACE to Facilitate Gestural and Verbal Communication in a Language-Impaired Child
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1983, Vol. 14, 2-6. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1401.02
History: Received April 6, 1981 , Accepted June 17, 1981
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1983, Vol. 14, 2-6. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1401.02
History: Received April 6, 1981; Accepted June 17, 1981

Promoting Aphasics' Communicative Effectiveness (PACE) is a treatment technique which simulates natural face-to-face conversation while providing for the use of multimodality communication. In this case study, PACE techniques were used with a 5-year 4-month-old Down's syndrome child to facilitate simultaneous use of verbal and gestural communication.

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