This presentation at the 2012 PDE Annual Conference will consider the literacy skills that should be taught, instructional procedures to teach these skills, and adaptations to meet the needs of individuals with limited or no speech.
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.
Multidisciplinary team receives SSRI grant funding to pursue research for children with autism spectrum disorders and complex communication needs.
Krista Wilkinson to chair symposium at upcoming 45th Annual Gatlinburg Conference (March 7th-9th, 2012).
Presentation of research results from recent studies and suggestions for clinical guidelines to improve the design of AAC systems.
The goals of this paper are two-fold: (a) to summarize the research related to AAC systems for young children, and (b) to define priorities for future research to improve AAC technologies and enhance outcomes for children with complex communication needs.