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)
Planning is now underway for the 2019 Doctoral Student AAC Research Think Tank (May 19-21, 2019).
Recent advances in the field of augmented reality present a new opportunity for AAC systems that are more contextually integrated, relevant and cognitively salient.
NARIC highlighted the recent RERC on AAC publication on “soliciting user feedback from persons with severe speech and physical impairments” in their Research in Focus newsletter.
RERC on AAC partners David Beukelman, Melanie Fried-Oken, and Janice Light presented in Toronto, Canada, for ISAAC 2016, August 8 – 11, 2016.
The purposes of this workshop are to engage the rehabilitation engineering community to further describe the challenges and opportunities that currently exist for BCI-AAC synergy.
Our goals were to share the experience of the RERC on AAC at each stage of development, and to share the story of one R & D project