TIES Inclusive Practices Series (TIPS): TIP #23: Supporting the Communication Needs of Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) Users who are also English Learners

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Description

Students with significant cognitive disabilities who are also English Learners or emergent multilingual language users present unique opportunities for inclusive education teams. This TIP provides five strategies for General Education, Special Education and English Language teachers to support multilingual Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) users in inclusive classrooms.

Suggested Citation

Kearns, J., Liu, K., Page, J., Cooley-Hidecker, M., & Kleinert, J. (2021, April). TIES TIP: Supporting the Communication Needs of Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) Users who are also English Learners (No. 23). University of Minnesota, TIES Center. https://publications.ici.umn.edu/ties/communicative-competence-tips/supporting-the-communication-needs-of-augmentative-alternative-communication-users-who-are-also-english-learners?fbclid=IwAR1-VoiGwBglicRAxy7tA3qIR3_vKFHIsYcT9lU2GWcMVgt_ifVNLDjSO3c

Details

Date
April 2021 
Type
Tip Sheet 
Publisher
TIES Center: Increasing Time, Instructional Effectiveness, Engagement, and State Support for Inclusive Practices for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Topics

  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Inclusive education
    • Accommodations and supports