Boyle et al describe the results of a pilot study intervention using digital texts (including VSDs and T2L features) with children with language delays in an inclusive preschool setting.
Holyfield et al. have published a systematic review of AAC intervention research for adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder
99 parents of children with ASD and limited speech and 211 SLPs who served children with ASD and limited speech completed questionnaires measuring their experiences with the provision of family-centered services
The fast and easy creation of VSDs and hotspots to provide communication may be a valuable tool for interventionists.
“Results from the current study provide clinical insights toward involving young children in AAC programming just in time and steps that may allow for more independent participation or require more scaffolding.”
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.