McNaughton et al. describe strategies to build capacity and awareness in the AAC field to ensure appropriate AAC supports are provided.
Light et al. review the state of the science related to AAC technologies that are developmentally appropriate and responsive to the needs of children with CCN and their partners.
Fager et al. discuss the state of the science on emerging alternative access technologies for individuals with severe motor impairments and CCN.
Light et al. review the state of the science on how various AAC display variables impact the visual attention and performance of children with developmental disabilities and adults with acquired conditions.
Light et al. discuss key advances in the AAC field, the remaining challenges that must be addressed, and key priorities for the future.
O’Neill et al. report that aided AAC input can enhance expression and comprehension for individuals who use AAC
Chapin et al (2018) provide a systematic review of the impact of peer support interventions on the communication of preschoolers with ASD.
McNaughton et al (2018) report the results of survey of persons with ALS regarding their experiences with AAC.
Mandak et al. (2018) investigate the effects of a new software feature, dynamic text and speech output, on the acquisition of sight words by three pre-literate preschoolers with ASD.
Holyfield et al. (2018) investigate the impact of an AAC training on typically-developing peers’ interpretations of presymbolic communication from students with multiple disabilities.