ASC 823X Augmentative Communication
Lindsey Johnson & Alison Frette
AAC for persons with Aphasia
February 15, 2006
1. Length of presentation 25 minutes including final quiz
2. There will be a quiz of 5 questions given out at the beginning of the presentation, with the answers given at the end. The quiz will be on a handout, with the answers written somewhere (upside down, other side, etc....)
3. Presentation should be rich in audiovisual content: e.g., video, slides, handouts. The materials can be presented in PowerPoint format with video and audio and animations, etc.
4. The presentation, including video files, can be put on a CD-ROM and distributed to fellow students.
5. While you are preparing your presentation, you are encouraged to place materials, including this Prolegomena, on the web, through our web site. This is an important part of our course, since it fosters team participation.
6. Rehearse and time your presentation. JBE will be forced to use the "HOOK" if you go over even by 1 nanosecond!
A. Definition of Aphasia
C. Effects on Communication
D. Populations that typically benefit the most
i. Broca’s AphasiaE. ASHA’s stance on AAC/Guidelines
ii. Global Aphasia
A. Visual/PerceptualIII. AAC Devices
i. Recognition of symbolsB. Motoric
i. ApraxiaC. Cognitive
i. MemoryD. Literacy
i. Pre-morbid status
ii. Post-morbid status
A. Aided vs. UnaidedIV. Case Studies
B. Partner-dependent vs. Independent
A. Case Study 1V. Conclusions with recommendations for clinical practice…Final thoughts.
B. Case Study 2
Artificial Language Lab, MSU
Hope Network, East Lansing
Beukelman & Mirenda text book
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Division 12, Augmentative and Alternative Communication