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.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of seated positioning on the accuracy and efficiency of a single motor act used to access AAC for an adolescent with athetoid CP.
The RERC on AAC partnered with four student engineering Learning Factory teams at Penn State University in the fall of 2016.
Evidence-based intervention and AAC apps to support the literacy development of children with autism and complex communication needs
O’Neill et al examined visual attention to visual scene displays and navigation menus by individuals with developmental disabilities.
The current study explores the impact of an AAC app designed to foster literacy development on single word reading performance in adults with intellectual disabilities.
In this research study, children and adolescents with ASD made use of a Transition to Literacy feature in an AAC app.
This session shared results from many research studies to improve the design of AAC apps to increase appeal, reduce learning demands, and support language, literacy, and communication.
RERC on AAC partners Susan Fager and Janice Light presented at ASHA 2016 in Philadelphia PA (November 17-19, 2016)