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Higginbotham, D. J., & Engelke, C. R. (2013). A primer for doing talk-in-interaction research in augmentative and alternative communication. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 29, 3-19. (abstract)
Books and Book Chapters
McNaughton, D., & Light, J. (2013). The iPad and Mobile Technology Revolution: Benefits and Challenges for Individuals who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 29, 107-116.
Drager, K.D.R., Light, J.C., & Finke, E.H. (2008). Using AAC technologies to build social interaction with young children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In P. Mirenda, & T. Iacono (Eds.) Autism Spectrum Disorders and AAC. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing (Link)
Dietz, A., McKelvey, M., Schmerbauch, Weissling, K., & Hux, K. (in press). Compensation for severe, chronic aphasia using augmentative and alternative communication. In S. Chabon & E. Cohn (Eds.), Communication Disorders: A Case Based Approach. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Light, J. & McNaughton, D. (2009). Accessible Literacy Learning: Evidence-based reading instruction for individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and other disabilities. San Diego, CA: Mayer Johnson. (Link)
Light, J. & McNaughton, D. (2009). Meeting the demands of the curriculum for conventional and advanced readers and writers who require AAC. In G. Soto & C. Zangari (Eds.). Practically speaking: Language, literacy, and academic development for students with AAC needs. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. (Link)
Beukelman, D., Nordness, A., & Yorkston, K. (2009). Dysarthria and traumatic brain injury. In K. Hux (Ed.). Assisting survivors of traumatic brain injury, 2nd Edition. Austin, TX: Pro-ed. (Link)
Fager, S. & Karantounis, R. (2009). AAC assessment and intervention in TBI. In K. Hux (Ed.). Assisting survivors of traumatic brain injury, 2nd Edition. Austin, TX: Pro-ed.
Higginbotham, D.J. (2010). Humanizing vox artificialis : the role of speech synthesis in augmentative and alternative communication. In J. Mullennix and S. Stern (eds.), Computer synthesized speech technologies: tools for aiding impairment, Hershey: Medical Information Science Reference. (link)
McNaughton, D.B. & Beukelman, D.R. (Eds.). (2010). Transition strategies for adolescents and young adults who use AAC. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing (link)
King, J., Simmons-Mackie, N. & Beukelman, D. (2013). Living with aphasia. In N. Simons-Mackie, J. King, & D. Beukelman (Eds.). Communication support for people with aphasia. (pp. 1-10) Baltimore, MD. Paul H. Brookes Publishing.
Beukelman, D., Taylor, S., & Ullman, C. (2013). Digital image capture and management. In N. Simons-Mackie, J. King, & D. Beukelman (Eds.). Communication support for people with aphasia. (pp. 236-336) Baltimore, MD. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
Light, J. & McNaughton, D. (2013). Literacy interventions for individuals with complex communication needs. In D. Beukelman & P. Mirenda (Eds.) Augmentative and Alternative Communication. p.309-351. Baltimore, MD: Brookes
Kennedy, P. (2008). AAC and All That Jazz: A conference and a continuing effort. The ConnSENSE Bulletin. (Full text, online)
Kennedy, P. (Summer, 2008). AAC and All That Jazz: Not just another conference. SPEAKUP, 6-7. (Full text, online).
Kennedy, P. (2008). AAC-Search Engine: Research without the lab. ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 18, 14. (Full text, online)
Kennedy, P. (2008). Next time, I'll be ready. Augmentative Communication News,19, 4-5. (Full text).
McNaughton, D. & Light, J. (2009). Literacy program produces exciting results for children who struggle with speech. Exceptional Parent. (Full text, pdf).
Golinker, L. (2009). Speech generating device funding for children. Exceptional Parent. (Full text, pdf).
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