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Special Education Augmentative Communication Essay

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Julie Ketcham
December 19, 2011
Special Education
Augmentative Communications

Augmentative Communication embodies methods used to replace or enhance speech and or writing for students with impairments in those categories. It is used for many impairments including cerebral palsy, autism and intellectual impairment. Augmentative Communication is essential for those who need temporary or permanent aid. The first use of Augmentative Communication was around the 1950’s and increased during the 1960’s and 70’s. This was thanks to the west, when inclusion of disabled c...

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