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What does AYA stand for?

AYA stands for Adolescent/Young Adult

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  • Slang/chat, popular culture

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95 Paperback Augmentative and alternative communication RC423 Twenty-five clinicians, scholars, activists, and individuals who themselves use augmentative and alternative communication AAC, from the US, Canada, UK, and Norway, contribute 11 chapters examining diverse aspects of living as an adolescent/young adult with multiple disabilities and complex communication needs.
Among 362 patients, aged 15-25 years surveyed in an urban, adolescent/young adult medicine clinic, the rate of screening in the previous year by any health care provider averaged 40% per health-related social domain.
The vivid musical examples viewed by the panelists and audience, the ability of the panelists to focus on the issues presented in the taped examples of motivating and assisting young adult students, and the very insightful audience commentary, all made for a session that productively glimpsed some of the ways teachers can take advantage of the remarkable energy and passion they confront when in the presence of their adolescent/young adult students.