“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. “
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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.”
This ASHA 2016 poster discussed findings from an online focus group with school-based SLPs aimed at identifying the strengths and limitations in providing effective family-centered services to children who use AAC.
No single intervention will have as dramatic effect on a student’s future as a solid foundation in literacy. It is critical that literacy expectations change for adolescents with ASD & CCN, and that these individuals are provided with quality adapted literacy instruction to maximize their participation and communication in an increasingly text-based society.
Despite the rich communication opportunities available during family leisure, it is an often overlooked context in AAC. Through a case study approach, this ASHA 2016 session explores the application of family systems theory, applied behavioral analysis, and literacy activities to support effective integration of AAC into family leisure.