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AAC professionals from Poland visit Penn State

Penn State was proud to host two speech-language pathologists from Poland during the week of November 7, 2011.  Aldona Mysakowska-Adamczyk, from Warsaw, and Alina Smyczek, from Krakow, were hosted at Penn State through the Hintz Children’s Communicative Competence Endowment.  Aldona and Alina described the cultural background and current state of AAC in Poland.  They lectured […]

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Young Kids – Website

    This website provides guidelines for early intervention to maximize the language and communication development of young children with special needs . The website provides guidelines for early intervention specifically designed for children with complex communication needs, including children with: Autism spectrum disorders Cerebral palsy Down syndrome Multiple disabilities The website provides: Step-by-step guidelines […]

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Children’s representations of early language concepts

Drager, K. & Light, J. (2011, July). Children’s representations of early language concepts: Implications for designing symbols. Presentation at 8th Eastern and Central European Regional Augmentative and Alternative Communication Conference, Warsaw, Poland. In this session, we presented the results of a research study that investigated typically developing young children’s graphic representations of early emerging language concepts. […]

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