The AAC Collaboration Project at Penn State addresses the urgent need for fully credentialed speech ...
The AAC Leadership Project (2017), funded by the US Department of Education, will support doctoral ...
The Penn State AAC community of faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students are dedicated to enhancing communication and improving the overall quality of life for individuals who have complex communication needs and their families. We are seeking to improve outcomes for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, developmental apraxia, traumatic brain injuries, aphasia, […]
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, Drager, Holyfield and Caron discussed evidence-based strategies for implementing AAC with beginning communicators, including the use of VSDs.
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, Holyfield and Drager shared findings on how speech recognition technology interpreted the speech of six adults with Down syndrome.
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, Clarke & Light reviewed the current research in AAC for individuals with Angelman Syndrome.
Jess Caron, Salena Babb, and David McNaughton had the pleasure of working with State College Area School District teachers, paraprofessionals, and speech-language pathologists on March 29 and April 23.
At the 2019 ATIA Conference, Caron et al. shared their findings on how video VSDs impacted the communication turns of individuals with ASD.
McNaughton et al. describe strategies to build capacity and awareness in the AAC field to ensure appropriate AAC supports are provided.