Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)


Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

1) The supplementation or replacement of natural speech and/or writing using aided and/or unaided symbols...The use of aided symbols requires a transmission device.
2) The field or area of clinical/educational practice to improve the communication skills of individuals with little or no functional speech."
- Lloyd, Fuller, & Arvidson (1997)