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English Abstracts: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in Therapeutic Riding. Results of a survey regarding application and need for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in Therapeutic Riding in German federal state Baden-Württemberg
The survey of professionals in Therapeutic Riding (n=23) shows that 65 % support clients with communication impairments and need for AAC. However, only a few professionals do work with AAC. Among the reasons for not using AAC a lack of expertise was stated. The presentation and discussion of the questionnaire results lead to suggestions how to implement AAC in practice and education in therapeutic riding.