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Music Therapy and Augmentative/Alternative Communication



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Music Therapy and Augmentative/Alternative Communication
By Betsey King Brunk, MMT, MT-BC
60 pages
Spiral Bound

This book introduces you to the basic principles for using and responding to augmentative & alternative communication (AAC) and explains how music therapy can be an important part of the AAC team. Systems including communication notebooks, PECS, and voice-output dynamic display devices are discussed, each with ideas for using music to train and support their use. Appendices include lists of songs appropriate for different kinds of AAC practice, plus text and internet resources.




Chpater 1

     Alternative/Augmentative Communication: The Basics

Chapter 2

     Principles for Music Therapists Working with AAC

Chapter 3

     Devices, Ideas, and Strategies


    Resources and Links




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I am doing research into the use of AAC in Music Therapy and there are very few books like this out there. I hope this proves to be a valuable tool to me in my work.
Alison S on Jan 27, 2012

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