Mandak & Light report on the practices and beliefs of SLPs regarding family-centered services for children with complex communication needs
Caron et al (2018) describe the impact of a Transition to Literacy ( T2L) intervention with individuals with ASD
Hanson and Fager describe communication supports that can enhance participation, as described in the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
Nordness and Beukelman highlight strategies to support consistent, effective patient–provider communication in various medical settings
Beukelman and Nordness discuss policy and system change for patient provider communications in medical situations.
O’Neill and colleagues evaluated the effects of videos with integrated visual scene displays (VSDs) on task completion in community settings by an adolescent with ASD
Results suggest that by simplifying the operational requirements of AAC apps, the programming time is reduced, which may allow partners to better support individuals who use AAC
Boyle et al describe the results of a pilot study intervention using digital texts including VSDs and T2L features with children with language delays in an inclusive preschool setting.
99 parents of children with ASD and limited speech and 211 SLPs who served children with ASD and limited speech completed questionnaires measuring their experiences with the provision of family-centered services.
What advances have been made to date in AAC interventions for children? And what are the challenges that we need to address to improve outcomes?