Technology: Clinical Teaching and AAC As the field of AAC has developed and communication modalities have been recognized by ASHA as one of the nine areas of knowledge and skills necessary for certification, students may have more opportunities for practicum experiences with AAC users and/or candidates for AAC systems. Some aspects of clinical teaching ... Article
Article  |   March 01, 2007
Technology: Clinical Teaching and AAC
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  • Jane Wegner
    University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • Juliann WoodsColumn Editor
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Augmentative & Alternative Communication / Professional Issues & Training / Technology
Article   |   March 01, 2007
Technology: Clinical Teaching and AAC
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, March 2007, Vol. 17, 20-21. doi:10.1044/aas17.1.20
SIG 11 Perspectives on Administration and Supervision, March 2007, Vol. 17, 20-21. doi:10.1044/aas17.1.20
As the field of AAC has developed and communication modalities have been recognized by ASHA as one of the nine areas of knowledge and skills necessary for certification, students may have more opportunities for practicum experiences with AAC users and/or candidates for AAC systems. Some aspects of clinical teaching when AAC is involved are similar to other areas of clinical practice, others differ. This article will provide a brief description of the clinical teaching environment at the Schiefelbusch Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at the University of Kansas with respect to AAC, our clinical teaching model, and discussion of the aspects of clinical teaching found to differ when AAC is involved.
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