Communication needs extend beyond face-to-face interactions.
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This editorial utilizes “the framework proposed by the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to illustrate the need to re-think AAC intervention to improve outcomes for individuals with complex communication needs, and to foster a new generation of intervention research that will provide a solid foundation for improved services.”
In order to implement changes that will result in positive employment experiences for individuals with cerebral palsy who use AAC, it is important to fully understand the barriers and supports to successful employment for this population. The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of self-employment by individuals who use AAC.