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Supporting Successful Transitions for Adolescents with Complex Communication Needs

McNaughton, D., Kennedy, P., & Light, J. (2012). Evidence-Based Practices for Supporting Successful Transitions for Adolescents with Complex Communication Needs. Presentation at 15th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) in Pittsburgh, PA.     The materials below provide additional information on  the four main goals of successful transitions: A safe […]

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Online Training for Paraeducators to Support the Communication of Young Children with Complex Communication Needs

Douglas, S., Light, J., & McNaughton, D. (July, 2012).  Online Training for Paraeducators to Support the Communication of Young Children with Complex Communication Needs.  Presentation at 15th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) in Pittsburgh, PA. Learning to make effective use of AAC systems for communication requires support from communication […]

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Now Available: “My Dream Was to Pay Taxes”: The Self-Employment Experiences of Individuals who use AAC — Publication

In order to implement changes that will result in positive employment experiences for individuals with cerebral palsy who use AAC, it is important to fully understand the barriers and supports to successful employment for this population. The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of self-employment by individuals who use AAC.

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