On October 18, 2018, Janice Light will present a poster on research and development activities for Visual Scene Displays (VSDs) and video VSDs as part of the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) in Washington, DC.
This webcast summarizes the positive results observed for research-based literacy interventions with individuals with ASD
This introductory level webcast on “AAC and Children” by Kathy Drager, Janice Light, and David McNaughton (Penn State University) is designed as an introduction to the use of AAC.
Lew Golinker, a lawyer with the Assistive Technology Law Center, provides information on funding resources for public school students who require a speech generating device.
This webcast reviews the research and development activities associated with the Visual Scenes Display (VSD) Project at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Howard Shane, Jessica Gosnell, David McNaughton, and Sam Sennot discuss the use of mobile communication technologies (e.g., the iPad) by children with complex communication needs
Janice Light describes effective evidence-based practices to maximize the literacy skills of individuals who require AAC. Case studies (including video) are used to illustrate effective interventions.
David McNaughton and Anthony Arnold describe strategies to support employment for individuals who use AAC.
Howard Shane and Meghan OBrien describe the use of the Visual Immersion Program to develop the comprehension and expressive language skills of individuals with autism
Janice Light (Penn State University) describes strategies to maximize language development for young children with complex communication needs, including children with cerebral palsy, autism, and other developmental delays.