Colloquium is a weekly opportunity for the Penn State AAC community to discuss a broad range of topics including research updates, clinical case profiles, and areas of special interest.
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Spring 2017 inclusive inter-disciplinary course examines how various types of performance activities can support communication and participation by people with and without intellectual disabilities.
This 2017 PSHA poster presentation illustrated a PSU Advanced AAC Technical Seminar class project applying the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model of explicit teaching to increase access to the academic curriculum with a student who communicates and writes via single-switch scanning.
SLPs have specialized knowledge that can be used to provide the help and adaptations for students with CCN in order to build vital language, communication, and literacy skills and support the maximization of literacy and communication outcomes.
This poster session at PSHA 2017 expands understanding of ways to systematically approach new interventions for individuals who use AAC given the expansion of communication environments and modes (e.g., social media) and the limited research to date.
Results of this study offer empirical evidence regarding the importance of considering seated positioning when determining access methods for adolescents with CP, underscoring the importance of a multidisciplinary team in the provision of AAC services for individuals with significant speech and motor impairments.