augmentative device


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augmentative device

Any device which facilitates communication by those with limited or absent speech.
 
Examples
Communication boards or tablet computers with pictographs (symbols that look like the things they represent) or ideographs (symbols representing ideas).

augmentative device

Audiology Any device that facilitates communication by those with limited or absent speech Examples Communication boards; pictographs–symbols that look like the things they represent; ideographs–symbols representing ideas. See Americans with Disabilities Act.

augmentative device

A device that helps people with limited or no speech to communicate. Examples include communication boards, pictographs, or ideographs (symbols representing ideas, not sounds).
See also: device
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However, when the girl saw others like herself using augmentative devices, she got very excited and started interacting with others and ended up making many friends.
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The author indicates the importance of augmentative devices, including voice output devices, sign language, and picture exchange systems.

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