How can educators and therapists support effective communication for students with severe and multiple disabilities? Today's best research and strategies are in the NEW third edition of this trusted textbook and teaching guide. Current and future education professionals will get up-to-date information and practical guidance on the entire process ......
Supporting Children and Adults with Complex Communication Needs
The premier resource for anyone working with individuals who rely on AAC. Written for pre-service and in-service SLPs, OTs, PTs, and other direct service providers, this book is a guide to the characteristics of people with complex communication needs, the variety of AAC systems available, and current assessment and intervention practices.
People care about status despite their best intentions because our brains are wired this way. But playing status games can be stressful, anxiety-provoking, and joy-stealing. Learn to rewire your brain to replace the trap of social comparison with joy of self-confidence.
Combining Attention to Sensory Issues with Using Body Language (Intensiv
Responsive Communication is a groundbreaking book by a team of authors who offer a range of perspectives on the approach and application of Responsive Communication and Intensive Interaction. The book explains how we can use Responsive Communication to get in touch with children and adults who are struggling to understand and articulate speech.
This book examines how language-both visual and narrative-shapes society's understanding of gender roles, sex, and sexuality and how visual texts work to reimagine and rearticulate healthy intimacy while challenging rape culture and rape myth acceptance.
According to the US's Joint Commission, over 75% of all serious medical errors result from miscommunication. Based in these adverse realities and philosophy that communication is a clinical skill integral to effective health care delivery, this comprehensive book addresses the theories and abilities needed by all health care providers to be ......
De-Whitening Intersectionality: Race, Intercultural Communication, and Politics reevaluates how the logic of color-blindness as whiteness evolves amidst current race and intercultural communication research, underscoring that, in order to play well with intersectionality, research scholars must be attentive to its origins and implications.
Illustrates how Oxford scholar Robert Burton used the resources available to a seventeenth century academic: genres and languages, as well as academic disciplines such as medicine and rhetoric. Demonstrates how early modern practices of knowledge and persuasion can offer a model for transdisciplinary scholarship today.