Section 3: Expressive Communication Support
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Expressive Communication Assistance

Communication Assistant:

  • conveys messages that are generated, directed and approved by the person being supported.

Proxy Communicator or Advocate:

  • conveys what they think the person wants or what they think is in the best interest of the individual.

Interpretive Communication:

  • assigns meaning or intent to an individual’s non-symbolic communication behaviours.