Blogjam: Cultural Considerations with AAC Clients A post on the PediaStaff blog illustrates how the clinician's awareness of the client's beliefs, practices and behaviors improves the client's adoption and acceptance of augmentative and alternative communication methods and devices. Through the stories of three SLPs who work with clients who are Amish, Navajo, and bilingual immigrants or ... Blogjam
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Blogjam: Cultural Considerations with AAC Clients
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Blogjam   |   December 01, 2013
Blogjam: Cultural Considerations with AAC Clients
The ASHA Leader, December 2013, Vol. 18, 17. doi:10.1044/leader.BGJ3.18122013.17
The ASHA Leader, December 2013, Vol. 18, 17. doi:10.1044/leader.BGJ3.18122013.17
A post on the PediaStaff blog illustrates how the clinician's awareness of the client's beliefs, practices and behaviors improves the client's adoption and acceptance of augmentative and alternative communication methods and devices. Through the stories of three SLPs who work with clients who are Amish, Navajo, and bilingual immigrants or first-generation Americans, the importance of language, tradition, community and family across cultures—regardless of how one expresses it—resounds.
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