The five papers from the State of the Science Conference have received over 25,000 downloads since they were published in a special issue of the AAC journal.
Michael Laffin, Kyle Cleven, Dexter Rausch won the 2019 RERC on AAC Student Research and Design Competition for their work on the Adaptive Tongue Operated Mouse (ATOM).
Boyle et al. completed a systematic review to investigate the impact of shared reading on early language and literacy skills for children with ASD.
Thiessen and Beukelman (2019) Investigated the learning styles and motivation of individuals without prior exposure to AAC
Mandak et al. completed a systematic review to investigate the effects of instruction on single-word reading for individuals who use AAC.
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, McNaughton et al. shared progress updates on the many research, development, and training activities of the RERC on AAC.
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, Fried-Oken and colleagues discussed the Cognitive Demands Checklist for AAC—a tool to help identify the attention, memory, and executive function demands of different AAC technologies.
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, Caron and colleagues shared findings from a study in which SLPs were trained in adapted literacy instruction from online modules.
Peters et al. report on use of the Shuffle Speller typing interface for SSVEP BCI copy-spelling with simulated VAI, simulated OMI, and unimpaired vision.
Özdenizci et al. propose an adversarial inference approach to extend deep learning models to learn session-invariant person-discriminative representations.