Listing by year of publication, see Publications Archive at for additional information on select publications.


Blackstone, S., Beukelman, D. & Yorkston, K. (2014). Patient-provider communication: Roles for speech-language pathologists and other health care profession: San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.


Beukelman, D., Hux, K., Dietz, A., McKelvey, M., & Weissling, K. (2015). Using visual scene displays as communication support options for people with chronic severe aphasia:  A summary of AAC research and future research directions. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 31, 234-245.

Brown, J., Thiessen, A., Beukelman, D., & Hux, K. (2015). Noun representation in AAC grid displays: Visual attention patterns of people with traumatic brain injury. Augmentative and Alternative Communication31, 15-26.

Fried-Oken, M., Mooney, A., & Peters, B. (2015). Supporting communication for patients with neurodegenerative disease. NeuroRehabilitation, 37, 69-87.

Light, J. & McNaughton, D. (2015). Designing AAC research and intervention to improve outcomes for individuals with complex communication needs. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 31, 85-96.

McNaughton, D. & Light, J. (2015). What we write about when we write about AAC: The past 30 years of research and future directions. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 31, 261-270.


Caron, J. & Light, J. (2016) “My world has expanded even though I’m stuck at home”: Experiences of individuals with ALS who use AAC and social media. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 24, 680-695.

Caron, J. & Light, J. (2016). “Social media has opened a world of open communication”: Experiences of adults with cerebral palsy who use augmentative and alternative communication and social media. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 32, 25-40.

Caron, J., Light, J., & Drager, K. (2016). Operational demands of AAC mobile technology applications on programming vocabulary and engagement during professional and child interactions. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 32, 12-24.

Peters, B., Mooney, A., Oken, B. & Fried-Oken, M. (2016). Soliciting BCI user experience feedback from people with severe speech and physical impairments. Brain Computer Interfaces, 3, 47-58.

Thiessen, A., Beukelman, D.,  Hux, K., Longnecker,  M. (2016). A comparison of the visual attention patterns of people with aphasia and adults without neurological conditions for camera-engaged and task-engaged visual scenes. Journal of Speech, Language, & Hearing Research, 59, 290-301.

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