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.
In this paper, Mandak et al. discuss family systems theory and ecological systems theory as a framework to guide family-centered AAC practice…
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 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.”