Corpus ID: 13361215

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Models and Applications for Educators , Speech-Language Pathologists , Psychologists , Caregivers , and Users

  title={Augmentative and Alternative Communication Models and Applications for Educators , Speech-Language Pathologists , Psychologists , Caregivers , and Users},
  author={Filip T. Loncke},
Text messaging “Helps Me to Chat”: exploring the interactional aspects of text messaging using mobile phones for youth with complex communication needs
It is concluded that text messaging provides youth with complex communication needs with new communication possibilities and emphasizes interaction symmetry with a wide range of communication partners including groups. Expand
The emergence of clause construction in children who use speech generating devices
Results show that, over time, the participants’ clause structure complexity increased through addition of phrase-internal elements such as inflections, articles, and prepositions, which followed the developmental stages observed in children with typical development. Expand
Constructing and navigating cultural borderlands using augmentative and alternative communication
Individuals who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) occupy complex sociocultural and sociolinguistic territories. They are immersed in spoken language communities but to participateExpand
Early verbal categories and inflections in children who use speech-generating devices
The use of early verbal categories, their event types, and the emergence of verbal inflections were analyzed in data from four participants with motor speech disorders aged 9;5–13;9 who used speech-generating devices to converse with a familiar adult. Expand
Health-based information for people with intellectual disabilities : an investigation into the linguistic properties of 'easy read' literature and its contribution to the construction of meaning : the Easy Read Project
Health information is often conveyed in printed or digital form. This can present challenges to people with intellectual disabilities, many of whom experience literacy difficulties and are thereforeExpand
Comparing Textbooks from Entry-Level Courses in Music Therapy and Related Health Professions
Results indicate that there may be some awareness of the profession of music therapy within university-level training programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology in Kentucky; however, music therapy textbooks mentioned other disciplines far more than other disciplines’ textbooks mentioned music therapy. Expand
Systematic Review of the Effects of Interventions to Promote Peer Interactions for Children who use Aided AAC
While the body of research suggests that intervention can promote positive peer interactions for children with complex communication needs, the evidence for preschool-aged children and children with autism spectrum disorders is relatively sparse. Expand


Speaking: From Intention to Articulation
In Speaking, Willem "Pim" Levelt, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut fur Psycholinguistik, accomplishes the formidable task of covering the entire process of speech production, from constraints onExpand
The iPad and Mobile Technology Revolution: Benefits and Challenges for Individuals who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication
There is an urgent need for effective collaboration among key stakeholders to support research and development activities, and to ensure the successful implementation of mobile technologies to enhance communication outcomes for individuals who require AAC and their families. Expand
2011) including the possibility to use manual signs to direct a computer (Jalab
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The Changing Face of Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Past, Present, and Future Challenges
The enormous changes that have taken place in the field of augmentative and alternative communication over the past four decades are considered and the future challenges that lie ahead are reflected on. Expand
Evidence-Based Practice in Augmentative and Alternative Communication
This paper provides a discussion of the relevance of EBP to the field of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and a schematic of the EBP process is described, including proposed design hierarchies of evidence. Expand
Note on Information Transfer Rates in Human Communication
Information-transfer (IT) rates in bits/sec were estimated for a variety of methods of human communication and modalities of reception, providing examples of communication rates that have been achieved by humans in the area of language communication. Expand