“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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This ASHA 2016 poster session presented the results of an investigation into the effects of a social interaction intervention on communicative turns and engagement for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and peers without disabilities.
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.
This ASHA 2016 presentation reviewed evidence-based intervention (including apps) to support the literacy development of children with autism spectrum disorders who have complex communication needs and require AAC.
Given the limited information on strategies to support employment for individuals with ASD who use AAC, there is a clear need to better understand the experiences of individuals with ASD who use AAC, and who are successfully employed in community settings.
The 17th Biennial ISAAC conference in Toronto, Canada will be August 8 -11, 2016). Penn State faculty and students are looking forward to coming together with everyone!