AAC and Assessment of People with ASD and CCN

  • Jennifer B. Ganz
Part of the Autism and Child Psychopathology Series book series (ACPS)


Evaluation of people with ASD and CCN is complicated by inherent language and social deficits. Standardized assessments are often inappropriate for this population. In that vein, this chapter provides guidance regarding evaluation of people with ASD for two main purposes. Primarily, assessment to determine the suitability of particular AAC modes is discussed. Secondarily, some skill assessments, primarily communication assessments, and related accommodation issues that may be appropriate for people with ASD are reviewed.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder Challenging Behavior Receptive Language Functional Communication Training 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer B. Ganz
    • 1
  1. 1.Texas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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