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AAC helps individuals who have completely, or partially impaired language abilities interact and communicate with others on a daily basis. These tools aid the person in meeting needs and wants. In addition AAC also provides the individual with a way of making social connections and expressing thoughts in a communicative way.
According to American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recent estimates, well over 2 million persons who present with significant expressive language impairment use AAC.
AAC exist in many forms and is branded under a lot of different names. Two main forms exist aided and unaided. Unaided involves the use of sign language, gestures, and body language. Aided involves the use of pictures, cards, boards, speech generating devices, text to speech, and others aid types.
AAC users come from a large variety of backgrounds. Disabilities that impact the language abilities effect all races, gender, and socioeconomic statues. Autism, speech delay, aphasia, muteness, dysarthria, apraxia of speech, genetic disorder, and traumatic injury are all among the cause of impairment of speech.
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