“Research shows that children with communication challenges do best when introduced to augmentative and alternative communication as early as 12 months.”
“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. “
In recognition of the hard work and achievement of Penn State doctoral student, Dr. Michelle Therrien!
“In the case of forecasting the future of AAC systems and services, the largest risk is not that predictions do not come true, but that the science and the application do not advance.”
This ASHA 2016 poster session presented the results of an investigation into the effects of a social interaction intervention on communicative turns and engagement for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and peers without disabilities.
This ASHA 2016 poster session proposed a theoretical model of how AAC impacts families, and considers the clinical implications of using the Family Systems framework to inform services.