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Gail Van Tatenhove: Aging and its Possible Impact on AAC Users

September 10, 2019

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This week, Chris & Rachel connect with the amazing Gail Van Tatenhove about her career, working with adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities who use AAC, and more!

 

Key ideas this week:

 

🔑 Gail shares from her wealth of experiences, including how communication needs change as young AAC users grow into adulthood and beyond.

🔑 The idea that people with verbal speech don’t benefit from AAC is a myth - the first “A” in AAC is for “augmentative” communication!

🔑 If we rely only upon verbal speech to develop language, then language can be delayed when speech sounds are delayed. “Visual supports” are a great way to teach language while speech sounds develop.

 

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