This 2013 ASHA seminar offers a framework and preliminary guidelines and strategies to support AAC practitioners working with children who have communication challenges toward effective social and communication competence.
The National Joint Committee on the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities is an interdisciplinary committee representing diverse organizations that support communication of individuals with severe disabilities. This ASHA 2013 Poster shares a sampling of the current work underway by members of the NJC as active researchers and/or clinicians.
Megan Tobin’s ASHA 2013 Poster Session presents a model for applying individualized, functional approaches in developing effective social and communication interventions for adults with ASD.
Penn State scholar Jessica Caron lead discussion with the PSU AAC Community at Colloquium about changes to the assessment model relative to mobile technologies and applications, and the related impact.
Jennifer Davis’ ASHA 2013 Poster Session reviews results of research conducted with military families with a child diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
Nimisha Muttiah’s ASHA 2013 Poster Session reviews results of research conducted in Sri Lanka with parents of children with special needs in the interest of expanding on global issues and practices across the discipline.