Celebrating SSRI grant award which contributes to advancing evidence-based interventions in literacy for individuals who ...
Dr Jenn Thistle and Dr Krista Wilkinson received the 2015 AAC Editors Award for outstanding ...
Congratulations to Dr. Janice Light, who was named as an ISAAC Fellow at the ISAAC ...
We are thrilled to have such incredible scholars at the PSU AAC Community.
The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on AAC will support a research and development program, and ...
The Penn State AAC community of faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students are dedicated to enhancing communication and improving the overall quality of life for individuals who have complex communication needs and their families. We are seeking to improve outcomes for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, developmental apraxia, traumatic brain injuries, aphasia, […]
“Research shows that children with communication challenges do best when introduced to augmentative and alternative communication as early as 12 months.”
In this paper, Mandak et al. discuss family systems theory and ecological systems theory as a framework to guide family-centered AAC practice…
“The results of the current study provide new and needed evidence of an intervention option for teaching language and communication to children with ASD who require AAC to meet their daily communication needs. “
Social media use has become a conventional form of communication. Yet recognition of the value of social media (and other electronic modalities) for individuals who use AAC has not been fully translated into practice. As with her ASHA 2016 poster session, Dr. Caron’s article builds on how the proposed framework can assist in clinical practice […]
In recognition of the hard work and achievement of Penn State doctoral student, Dr. Michelle Therrien!
PSU Master’s student Megan Hoorn and her sister, Brenna, were co-presenters as a part of the 2016 “Connecting the Dots” conference dedicated to Advocacy and Activism.