TIES Tips: Tip #1. How Peers Can Support AAC Use by Students with Significant Communication Needs

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Part of the TIES Tips series.
Author(s)
Jacqui Kearns, Jane Kleinert

Description

A tip sheet showing how inclusion, friendship, and communication ensure valued social roles and life-long learning. Peer-mediated supports combined with training are essential for supporting students who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Embedding simple, evidence-based strategies that involve peers will increase success in inclusive settings for students with significant cognitive disabilities who have complex communication needs.

Suggested Citation

Kearns, J., & Kleinert, J. (2019). How peers can support AAC use by students with significant communication needs (No. 1). Retrieved from TIES Center website: https://publications.ici.umn.edu/ties/communicative-competence-tips/how-peers-can-support-aac-use-by-students-with-significant-communication-needs

Details

Date
2019 
Type
Tip Sheet 
Edition
Number 1
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)
    • Assistive/adaptive technology
    • Educational accountability and assessment
      • Students with Disabilities
      • Specific disability
        • Intellectual/developmental disability (IDD)
        • Specific life stage
          • Children