Date of publication: 2017-08-25 00:05
AAC publishes scientific articles that are related to the field of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) that report research concerning assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, and education of people who use or have the potential to use AAC systems or that discuss theory, technology, and systems development relevant to AAC. The broad range of topics included in the journal reflects the development of this field internationally.
A less frequent problem is epilepsy. It reacts well using the usual regimes. The EEG in these children is abnormal. If a brain MRI is available one can often see underdevelopment of the corpus callosum (structure between the left and right side of the brain) and a convex nucleus caudatus.
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Some children may need different visual representation systems in different situations. This may be dependent upon numerous factors, such as the skill being taught, as well as the unique characteristics of autism: attending, organization, distractibility, etc.
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Children and adults with Pitt-Hopkins show many resemblances. But next to this they also show many resemblances with their parents, including well recognizable family traits. All characteristics mentioned below can therefore change in their expression or their presence.
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CIRRIE also develops educational and training resources to strengthen the cultural competence of rehabilitation professionals in the ., especially those who work with recent immigrants. It has developed books and monographs on this topic and has conducted international conferences. It has developed curriculum guides for infusing cultural competency education in the curricula of rehabilitation related university programs. CIRRIE is currently developing simulated patients case scenarios in cooperation with UB's Behling Simulation Center involving simulations using both standardized patients and automated manikins. The use of simulated patients encounters to teach cultural competence is novel to the area of rehabilitation education.