What is Augmentative Communication (AAC/ACP)?
Speech is often a primary mode of communication. Augmentative and alternative communication occurs when a person relies primarily on a mode of communication other than speech. Speech alternative modes can range from gestures, facial expressions, sign language,or aided communication using paper and pencil, typewriters, alphabet boards and the use of sophisticated microcomputer systems.
Communication for Children Involves the Following Behaviors:
Answering yes/no questions
Answering other types of questions
Expressing feelings and attitudes
Looking for assistance in financing Augmentative Communication (AAC/ACP)?
Located in Emporia, Kansas, the Kansas Assistive Technology Cooperative (KATCO) was established and is directed by persons with disabilities. As a consumer run organization KATCO’s purpose is to help people with disabilities gain economic and functional independence by coordinating and providing financing for the purchase of assistive technology (AT) equipment and services. Visit http://www.katco.net/ for more information.
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