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Augmentative Communication

systems that either supplement or replace communication for a user

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AAC users

10-15 words per minute
able bodied speak 150-175 words per minute

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selection methods

direct (pointing)
indirect (scanning, coded access)

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rate enhancement

reducing number of selections and increasing output
location of items/icons are important for scanning

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numeric codes

numbers replace words, phrases or sentences

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abbreviated expansion

part of a word or phrase stands for more

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truncation

shortened form

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contraction

eliminate vowels

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predictive selection

only valid options are scanned after initial prediction

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Speech Output

synthesized and digitized

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synthesized

generated electronically, takes less memory

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digitized

human speech recorded and stored on device , easier use with less programming