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.
Given the limited information on strategies to support employment for individuals with ASD who use AAC, there is a clear need to better understand the experiences of individuals with ASD who use AAC, and who are successfully employed in community settings.
For children with CCN, visual scene displays and other AAC systems that combine people, objects, actions, locations, and other relations are important components of infusing symbols with functional play to build communication, language, and learning.
The AAC community at Penn State is one of the largest AAC-focused efforts in the world, with a wide range of research activities, coursework, and clinical experiences.
It is an exciting time to reflect on everything that has been accomplished With the AAC Leadership Project. It is phenomenal the impact that these doctoral scholars have had to improve outcomes for individuals with complex communication needs.
So much has happened since last May, and it ultimately comes to this: We are honored to acknowledge the incredible achievements of Dr. Nimisha Muttiah.