AAC Supporting Literacy Instruction for Individuals With Deafblindness This paper aims to provide an overview of literacy as it relates to children with deafblindness, including information on literacy instruction and specific examples of activities that support literacy development for this population. It will also explain how augmentative and alternative communication supports, including the use of technology, can be ... Article
Article  |   December 18, 2017
AAC Supporting Literacy Instruction for Individuals With Deafblindness
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  • Christopher Brum
    Department of Special Education, San Diego State University, Sand Diego, CA
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Development / Augmentative & Alternative Communication / Normal Language Processing / Part 3
Article   |   December 18, 2017
AAC Supporting Literacy Instruction for Individuals With Deafblindness
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, December 2017, Vol. 2, 98-106. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG12.98
History: Received April 25, 2017 , Revised October 5, 2017 , Accepted October 10, 2017
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, December 2017, Vol. 2, 98-106. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG12.98
History: Received April 25, 2017; Revised October 5, 2017; Accepted October 10, 2017

This paper aims to provide an overview of literacy as it relates to children with deafblindness, including information on literacy instruction and specific examples of activities that support literacy development for this population. It will also explain how augmentative and alternative communication supports, including the use of technology, can be integrated into literacy instruction for individuals with deafblindness.

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