A Research and Development Award (up to a total of $3,000) is available to the first place student project.
Engineering students from Penn State University and the Belgium Campus – South Africa are the winning team in the 2016 Student Research and Design Competition.
Please join us at RESNA 2016, July 10 -14 in Arlington, VA.
Update: July 25, 2016. So that we may focus on summarizing and sharing the information we have received to date, we are no longer accepting new participants in this project.
Participants with aphasia responded to engagement cues by focusing on objects of interest more for task-engaged scenes than camera-engaged scenes …
This study explored how people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (pALS) use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and social media to address their communication needs
NARIC highlighted the recent RERC on AAC publication on the use of social media by persons with ALS who use AAC in their Research in Focus newsletter. The NARIC article was subsequently redistributed by the American Congress on Rehabilitation Medicine eBlast. The original full article is available from the NARIC collection under accession number J73049. […]
The RERC on AAC partners used this forum to present our individual projects and discuss our progress through Year 1.
This article describes augmentative and alternative communication (AAC)-based techniques for obtaining feedback from this population, and presents results from administration of a modified questionnaire to 12 individuals with SSPI after trials with a BCI spelling system.
Results suggest that apps with fewer programming steps may reduce operational demands and better support professionals to (a) respond to the child’s input, (b) use just-in-time programming during interactions, (c) provide access to more vocabulary, and (d) increase participation.