Caron, J., & Light, J. (November 13, 2015). Acquiring Communicative Competence on Social Media: Experiences of Students with Cerebral Palsy who use AAC. Poster presentation at ASHA: Denver, Colorado. [Handout]
Communication needs extend beyond face-to-face interactions. A focus group was conducted to explore experiences of students who use AAC and social media. Discussion included advantages, disadvantages, barriers, and supports. Results indicated service delivery changes are required to support development of communication competence across a range of environments, including social media.
Learner Outcome 1: Describe major elements of the study design
Learner Outcome 2: Discuss the authors’ conclusions
Learner Outcome 3: Identify possible implications for practice