Teaching students in inclusive settings adapting and accommodating instruction
This first version shows the research collected to date and will be the basis for future work on addressing accessibility of web content to people with cognitive or learning disabilities. Visual Perception Not recognising letters and words impact on reading and even object recognition can be affected Other Perception Auditory perceptual difficulties can affect phonemic awareness and any possible speech output Knowledge An AAC user does not necessarily have intellectual difficulties but knowledge can be trapped within the brain if the individual cannot express their thoughts.
For example, a person with dyslexia may have above-average reasoning, but impaired visual memory and literacy skills. High-tech AAC systems are expensive as are extended warranties.
This first public working draft is comprehensive, but preliminary. Individuals may also become depressed and irritable, however these individuals can also show amazing resilience and understanding when issues arise.
The task force invites review for accuracy and completeness, as well as understandability. Consciousness Consciousness in those who have no communication skillscan be difficult to assess Anarthria: Loss of the motor ability that enables speech.
A history of changes is available in the commit history of the Git Hub repository. Autism: A disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and verbal and non-vocal communication. Alalia: A delay in the development or use of the mechanisms that produce speech.
Publication as a First Public Working Draft does not imply endorsement by the Membership. Dyslalia: Difficulties in talking due to structural defects in speech organs.
That means more and more people are dependent on care givers for things that they could do themselves, increasing the crippling cost of care and reducing human dignity. This leads to vastly reduced opportunities for the non-vocal communicator.