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.
The RERC on AAC will provide website support for the RESNA Student Design Competition in 2015. The competition provides an opportunity for rehabilitation engineering students to share their capstone projects, and each year student teams are invited to present their work at the RESNA conference.
In this free webcast, Susan Fager and David Beukelman describe AAC technology for persons with minimal movement
In this free webcast, Melanie Fried-Oken describes her research on AAC intervention for people with primary progressive aphasia.
RERC on AAC partners Susan Fager and Tom Jakobs presented at ATIA 2015 in Orlando, Florida
The RERC on AAC is a collaborative center committed to advancing knowledge and producing innovative engineering solutions in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). The RERC on AAC will support a research and development program that addresses three areas of rehabilitation science and engineering: Improving access to technologies through exploration of innovative approaches and through integration of multi-modalities; Developing […]
An article in the Penn State news provided information on the newly funded RERC on AAC
The RERC on AAC is a collaborative center that includes the Pennsylvania State University (Drs. Janice Light and David McNaughton), Oregon Health & Science University (Dr. Melanie Fried-Oken), Invotek, Inc. (Mr. Tom Jakobs), Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital (Drs. Susan Fager and David Beukelman), Northeastern University (Dr. Deniz Erdogmus), and Saltillo, Inc. (Mr. Dave Hershberger). The RERC […]
Studies underway to help children, adults overcome communications obstacles Research focuses on improving outcomes for those who rely on alternative communication Marjorie S. Miller October 31, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Earlier this year Penn State’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) was awarded a grant by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation […]
Dr Melanie Fried-Oken describes the role of the Oregon Health and Science University in the RERC on AAC