The AAC Collaboration Project at Penn State addresses the urgent need for fully credentialed speech ...
The AAC Leadership Project (2017), funded by the US Department of Education, will support doctoral ...
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, […]
Boyle et al. completed a systematic review to investigate the impact of shared reading on early language and literacy skills for children with ASD.
Mandak et al. completed a systematic review to investigate the effects of instruction on single-word reading for individuals who use AAC.
Richardson et al describe the employment experiences of 7 individuals with ASD who use AAC in the workplace.
Gormley and Light describe the experiences of 11 SLPs who work within the inpatient rehabilitation setting.
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, Drager, Holyfield and Caron discussed evidence-based strategies for implementing AAC with beginning communicators, including the use of VSDs.
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, Holyfield and Drager shared findings on how speech recognition technology interpreted the speech of six adults with Down syndrome.