The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on AAC will support a research and development program, and comprehensive training and dissemination efforts.
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Dr. Serpentine’s ASHA 2013 Poster Session presented research on an instructional program working with individuals diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome critical skills related to conversational dynamics with peers.
Our deep thanks to Dr. Mirenda for her insights: it has been a wonderful and inspiring visit!
McNaughton, D., Kennedy, P., & Light, J. (2012). Evidence-Based Practices for Supporting Successful Transitions for Adolescents with Complex Communication Needs. Presentation at 15th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) in Pittsburgh, PA. The materials below provide additional information on the four main goals of successful transitions: A safe […]
Challenge Many children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have difficulty with communication – approximately 20% of children with ASD may not use speech as their primary mode of communication. For these individuals, AAC can support communication for social participation, academic learning, and language development. Research has shown that children with ASD can learn to use AAC […]
We have developed a variety of free web resources, including Websites The Early Intervention for Young Children website provides guidelines for early intervention to maximize the language and communication development of young children with special needs . The Literacy Website provides guidelines for teaching literacy skills to learners with special needs, especially learners […]