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Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Communicating with Your Doctor to Better Manage Your Health Care


Visiting a doctor's office can make you nervous, impatient, or even scared. You may have only a few minutes with your health care provider. If you do not have the vocabulary you need to describe your symptoms or ask precise questions about your health care, you are likely to jeopardize your health. The vocabulary provided here should enhance your effectiveness and efficiency when communicating with your doctor or other health care professional.

Following you will find access to:


Needed Vocabulary for Socially-Valued Adult Roles