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augmentative

(og-men′tă-tiv) [L. augmentare, to increase, grow]
Able to enlarge or increase.
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The prototypical augmentative suffixes in the conceptual domain of SUBSTANCE in Bulgarian are -[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [-ise], e.g.
Evidence-based practice in augmentative and alternative communication.
A comprehensive assessment at the clinic 9 months after admisssion recommended the use of augmentative and alternative communication since his primary methods of communication were facial expressions, gestures and primarily unintelligible utterances.
Augmentative and alternative communication: Supporting children and adults with complex communication needs (3rd ed.).
In a natural disaster--at least in places where an effort to mobilize has been made--some residents with complex communication needs will have been identified in advance through emergency registries so first responders will be aware of the need for augmentative and alternative communications (AAC).
The systems based on these and other "Augmentative Standards" (AUGSs), e.g., ISO 19011 on MS auditing and ISO 10012 on measurement MSs, can be effectively integrated, both amongst themselves ("augmentative integration") and with other standardized MSs ("traditional integration").
Augmentative Communication Community Partnerships-Canada, Toronto, ON.
In addition, advances in producing sterile male fruit flies to short-circuit the breeding cycle and new biocontrols such as augmentative releases of parasitic wasps have led to less dependence on insecticides in fruit-producing states such as California and Florida.
The purpose of this article is to describe a family-centered collaborative approach for developing and implementing augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device training for one family.
Potts, Carey, Bryen, and Cohen (under review) found that job contact networks did impact employment among persons with serious speech disability who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) technology.
Although many students utilize such devices such as alternative augmentative communication, switches, and a variety of computer programs, the consistency of the use varies from teacher to teacher.

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