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Augmentative and alternative communication. Different issues and principles related to augmentative and alternative communication intervention: multi-component systems, requisites and support systems. The application of different systems, in particular the use of technology in daily living. Service-related professional functions in Communication Pathology: Consultation, counselling, education and management. The speech-language therapist and audiologist as consultants in developing countries; medico-legal consultation. Consultation with and education of other professional groups. Counselling of a person with a communication disorder and family after the loss of normal communication or hearing. The speech-language therapist and audiologist as managers: administration, finances, personnel, purchases and budget.