TIES Inclusive Practices Series (TIPS): TIP #23: Supporting the Communication Needs of Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) Users who are also English Learners
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.
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
- Education practices (K12 and transition)
- Inclusive education
- Accommodations and supports