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.
“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!