Featuring the collaborative work of Tara O’Neill and Kelsey Mandak and cross-disciplinary faculty mentors/co-authors to enhance the abilities of SLPs working with children who have complex communication needs and their families with AAC interventions aligned with Family Systems Theory.
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The program specific to PhD scholars has been designed to be comprehensive and provide focused, individualized, direct experiences across education (coursework and teaching), research, and leadership skills. There is a deep commitment to the value of mentorship throughout each of these areas and all levels of learning.
“Research shows that children with communication challenges do best when introduced to augmentative and alternative communication as early as 12 months.”
In recognition of the hard work and achievement of Penn State doctoral student, Dr. Michelle Therrien!
This ASHA 2016 poster session presented the results of an investigation into the effects of a social interaction intervention on communicative turns and engagement for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and peers without disabilities.
This ASHA 2016 poster session proposed a theoretical model of how AAC impacts families, and considers the clinical implications of using the Family Systems framework to inform services.