Celebrating SSRI grant award which contributes to advancing evidence-based interventions in literacy for individuals who ...
Dr Jenn Thistle and Dr Krista Wilkinson received the 2015 AAC Editors Award for outstanding ...
Congratulations to Dr. Janice Light, who was named as an ISAAC Fellow at the ISAAC ...
We are thrilled to have such incredible scholars at the PSU AAC Community.
The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on AAC will support a research and development program, and ...
The Penn State AAC community of faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students are dedicated to enhancing communication and improving the overall quality of life for individuals who have complex communication needs and their families. We are seeking to improve outcomes for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, developmental apraxia, traumatic brain injuries, aphasia, […]
Thanks to Ashley McCoy (SPLED Doctoral Candidate) for her presentation on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and AAC.
The program specific to PhD scholars has been designed to be comprehensive and provide focused, individualized, direct experiences across education (coursework and teaching), research, and leadership skills. There is a deep commitment to the value of mentorship throughout each of these areas and all levels of learning.
Congratulations to April Yorke who successfully defended her dissertation
Colloquium is a weekly opportunity for the Penn State AAC community to discuss a broad range of topics including research updates, clinical case profiles, and areas of special interest.
“Research shows that children with communication challenges do best when introduced to augmentative and alternative communication as early as 12 months.”
In this paper, Mandak et al. discuss family systems theory and ecological systems theory as a framework to guide family-centered AAC practice…