Communication for the Speechless
- List Price: $84.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Edition: 3
- Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
- Publish date: 11/11/1994
- ISBN: 9780131848702
- ISBN10: 0131848704
- Complete set of strategies and devices, including:
a) all types of unaided (gestural) communication strategies that have been reported to be effective for augmenting communication -- not just ASL and American Indian Hand Talk.
b) descriptions of all types of symbol sets that have been reported to be usable on communication boards and/or with electronic communication devices.
c) descriptions, including photographs and drawings, are given of the various types of electronic communication devices.
- Comprehensive and up-to-date review of the augmentative communication literature. The comprehensive bibliography contains several thousand items -- many of which are not included in the MEDLINE or PsycLIT computer databases.
- Thoroughly updated to reflect state-of-the-art augmentative communication devices and strategies. New approaches and services, such as facilitated communication and telecommunications relay services are covered.