Presentation to review information to-date of on-going research into the effectiveness of instruction featuring modeling of AAC to teach joint attention and multi-symbol message construction.
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 […]
This session examines the working memory demands of aided AAC used by children with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
The current research examined the effectiveness of instruction in active listening, a key communication skill, for pre-service speech-language pathologists.
We are interested in identifying the factors SLPs consider when designing aided AAC displays for school age children.
Review of cognitive science research to inform design of AAC technologies for children and adults.