Tara O’Neill et al. examined the effect of navigation menu location (i.e., top, bottom, left, or right) on patterns of visual attention within visual scene displays by individuals with developmental disabilities.
Ashley McCoy and David McNaughton summarize the published research on training communication partners to provide a PECS intervention, including training methods, as well as immediate and long-term training effects.
RERC Partners presented at the ASHA 2017 Convention in Los Angeles, California
David McNaughton discussed the work of persons who use AAC, as well as Penn State faculty and graduate students, at a Transition conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
David McNaughton provided an update on the training and dissemination activities of the RERC on AAC.
Penn State News featured the RERC on AAC Doctoral Student Think Tank in a recent news story
Suz Boyle and Ashley McCoy presented on the effects of T2L software at CEC in Boston.
Caron et al presented case studies of literacy instruction for adults with complex communication needs
This study investigated the effects of dynamically displaying text within AAC software to support the transition from graphic symbols to literacy with pre-literate preschoolers with ASD.
Video VSDs provide an innovative AAC interface by using videos of daily events with embedded VSDs to enhance participation in dynamic interactions.