communication board

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com·mu·ni·ca·tion board

(kŏ-myūn'i-kā'shŭn bōrd)
Any arrangement of letters, words, symbols, or pictures designed to aid a person whose expressive language ability is inadequate.
See: augmentative and alternative communication
Synonym(s): conversation board, language board.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

communication board

Any device with letters, pictures, or words that lets patients with impaired physical and verbal ability express themselves.
See also: board
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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