"According to IDEA '97:Multiple disabilities means concomitant impairments (such as mental retardation-blindness, mental retardation-orthopedic impairment, etc.), the combination of which causes such severe educational needs that they cannot be accommodated in special education programs solely for one of the impairments. The term does not include deaf-blindness. Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1401(3)(A) and (B); 1401(26)
There are many questions to ask and answer when considering AAC (Alternative Augmentative Communication) for students with Multiple Disabilities. Join this webinar to learn more about strategies and resources to guide the team consideration process.
The questions posed are not intended to be all inclusive but rather to prompt the team to consider as many factors as possible in order to identify and ultimately try appropriate assistive technology for their students."