This poster session at PSHA 2017 reviewed a study with pre-literate preschoolers diagnosed with ASD to investigate the effects of dynamically displaying text within graphics-based AAC software to support the transition from graphic symbols to increased experiences with literacy.
This 2017 PSHA Poster presentation reviewed the impact of an AAC app featuring VSDs with JIT programming on the frequency of turns and engagement of an adolescent with ASD.
Penn State faculty and students are excited to be at the PSHA 2017 conference, “Serve, Lead, Inspire”! We’ll see you soon!
Featuring the collaborative work of Tara O’Neill and Kelsey Mandak and cross-disciplinary faculty mentors/co-authors to enhance the abilities of SLPs working with children who have complex communication needs and their families with AAC interventions aligned with Family Systems Theory.
“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. “