Wilkinson et al presented research on methods of optimizing AAC display designs for individuals with developmental or acquired disabilities at ASHA 2017
Kelsey Mandak presented research on the use of VSDs with dynamic texts to promote the transition from the use of graphic AAC symbols to orthographic text for individuals with ASD at ASHA 2017
Kelsey Mandak and Janice Light reported that SLPs perceived family-centered services as being implemented more often than families perceived.
Jessica Gormley and Janice Light discuss the findings from an online focus group of SLPs who work in the inpatient rehabilitation setting and provide clinical services to individuals with complex communication needs (CCN).
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.
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.
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.
Fernando Quivira and Matt Higger (Northeastern University) won the 2017 RERC on AAC Student Research and Design Competition
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?
“In this article, I will briefly discuss the population base of adults with acquired complex communication needs…”