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- AAC Tech Connect
Debby McBride (AAC Tech-Connect) and David McNaughton (Penn State University) will develop the AAC Device Assistant and the Lite Tech Low Cost AAC Chart.
- Student Design Project
Kevin Caves (Duke University) and Tom Jakobs (InvoTek, inc.) will develop on-line training modules and support activities for engineering students and university faculty.
- State of the Science Conference
In 2012, the AAC-RERC hosted a State of the Science Conference to identify future research and development priorities in AAC.
David McNaughton (Penn State University) will develop three types of information products: (1) Introductory (short YouTube clips), (2) Developing Skills (30 minute webcasts), (3) Focused Competencies (hour long webcasts) on AAC-RERC related topics.
- Writers Brigade
Sarah Blackstone (ACI), Johana Schwartz (ACI), David McNaughton (Penn State University) and Pam Kennedy (Writers Brigade) will develop and distribute information on how to implement a Writers Brigade, and recruit and provide support for new Writers Brigade members.