The Penn State Partnerships in AAC Project: A Multidisciplinary Preservice Program for Speech Language Pathologists and Special Education Teachers An estimated 2 million Americans have significant speech and writing impairments and require augmentative and alternative communication (AAC; National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Consensus Validation Statement on AAC Intervention, 1992). The population of individuals who require AAC is a heterogeneous one that extends across the lifespan. Individuals ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2004
The Penn State Partnerships in AAC Project: A Multidisciplinary Preservice Program for Speech Language Pathologists and Special Education Teachers
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  • Janice Light
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • David McNaughton
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • Kathryn Drager
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • Barbara Roberts
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • Keith Wilson
    The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
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Article   |   June 01, 2004
The Penn State Partnerships in AAC Project: A Multidisciplinary Preservice Program for Speech Language Pathologists and Special Education Teachers
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, June 2004, Vol. 7, 8-13. doi:10.1044/ihe7.1.8
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, June 2004, Vol. 7, 8-13. doi:10.1044/ihe7.1.8
Acknowledgments
The Penn State Partnerships in AAC Project is funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs under grant # H325A030079. The opinions contained in this publication are those of the grantees and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Education. For further information, see http://aac.hhdev.psu.edu
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