JIT AAC Technology Effects with Young Children with CCN — Presentation

2015_Ekman_JIT_Edited4WebEkman, M., Light, J., & Currall, J. (November 14, 2015).  Just-in-Time AAC Technology Effects on Communicative Turns of Young Children with Complex Communication Needs.  Poster presentation at ASHA:  Denver, Colorado.  [Handout]

Abstract:
This poster presents a case study examining the effects of an AAC application that supports just-in-time (JIT) programming of vocabulary during interactions.   Use of the JIT app resulted in an increase in the number of communication turns taken by a 33-month-old child with pontocerebellar hypoplasia resulting in complex communication needs.

Learner Outcomes:

Learner Outcome 1: Describe major elements of the study design
Learner Outcome 2: Discuss the authors’ conclusions
Learner Outcome 3: Identify possible implications for practice

This project was funded by NIH grant 2R44HD059231-02 SBIR Phase 2

Funding support for the students involved in this project was provided by U.S. Department of Education grant #H325K080333.

Additional information:

Building Communicative Competence With Individuals Who Require AAC

– Effects of AAC Technologies With “Just in Time” Programming

– Designing effective visual scene displays for AAC systems for young children with complex communication needs [Handout]

– Effects of AAC systems with “just in time” programming for children with complex communication needs [Handout]

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