Given the limited information on strategies to support employment for individuals with ASD who use AAC, there is a clear need to better understand the experiences of individuals with ASD who use AAC, and who are successfully employed in community settings.
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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.
Employment is a key issue in the lives of many individuals who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). In this free webcast, David McNaughton and Anthony Arnold share research findings on key supports to employment for individuals who use AAC, and describe the employment success stories of a variety of individuals who use AAC.
At the 2017 ASHA Convention, Kelsey Mandak presented research on the use of VSDs with dynamic texts to promote the transition from the use of graphic AAC symbols to orthographic text for individuals with ASD.
David McNaughton discussed the work of persons who use AAC, as well as Penn State faculty and graduate students, at a Transition conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Literacy skills are essential to positive outcomes in education, employment, participation and community living. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of app features grounded in the state of the science in visual cognitive processing, literacy instruction, and instructional design (Light et al., 2014), as a component in the bridge from picture-based AAC […]