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Journal Articles


Beukelman, D., Childes, J., Carrell, T., Funk, T., Ball, L., & Pattee, G. (2011). Perceived attention allocation of listeners who transcribe the speech of speakers with ALS. Speech Communication, 53, 801-806.(abstract)


Fager, S., DeLoux, J., & Beukelman, D. (in press). Evaluating Preferred Augmentative and Alternative Communication Strategies for Patients in Long-Term Health Care Hospitals, Perspectives in AAC.

Williams, M., Beukelman, D., & Ullman, C. (2012). AAC text messaging vocabulary. Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 21, 56-59.

Beukelman, D., Schrunk, A., Fager, S., & Ullman, C. (2012). Vocabulary associated with medical procedures. Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 22, 119-123.

Fager, S., Beukelman, D., Fried-Oken, M., & Jakobs, T. (2012). Current and future AAC research considerations for AAC access interface strategies. Assistive Technology Journal. 24, 25-33.

Ball, L. J., Fager, S., & Fried-Oken, M. (2012). Augmentative and alternative communication forpeople with progressive neurological disease. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. 23, 3. 689-699. (abstract)

Light, J., & McNaughton, D. (2012). The changing face of augmentative and alternative communication: Past, present, and future challenges. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 28, 197-204.

Shane, H. C., Blackstone, S., Vanderheiden, G., Williams, M., & DeRuyter, F. (2012). Using AAC Technology to Access the World. Assistive Technology, 24, 3–13. (abstract)

Light, J., & McNaughton, D. (2012). Supporting the Communication, Language, and Literacy Development of Children with Complex Communication Needs: State of the Science and Future Research Priorities. Assistive Technology, 24, 34–44. (abstract)

Higginbotham, D. J., Lesher, G. W., Moulton, B. J., & Roark, B. (2012). The Application of Natural Language Processing to Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Assistive Technology, 24, 14–24. (abstract)

DeRuyter, F., & Beukelman, D. (2012). Introduction to the Special Issue on Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Assistive Technology, 24, 1–2. (abstract)

Wallace, S., Dietz, A., Hux, K., & Weissling, K. (2012). Augmented Input: The effect of visuographic supports on the auditory comprehension of people with chronic aphasia. Aphasiology, 26, 162-176.

Maeder, J.M., Fager, S., Collins, K., Beukelman, D.R. (2012). Representation of Potential Communication Items in Medical Settings: An Intervention Note.  Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 28(3): 190-196.

Fried-Oken, M., Beukelman, D. R., & Hux, K. (2012). Current and Future AAC Research Considerations for Adults with Acquired Cognitive and Communication Impairments. Assistive Technology, 24, 56–66. (abstract)

McNaughton, D., Bryen, D., Blackstone, S., Williams, M., & Kennedy, P. (2012). Young Adults with Complex Communication Needs: Research and Development in AAC for a “Diverse” Population. Assistive Technology, 24, 45–53. (abstract)

Fager, S., Jakobs, T., Beukelman, D., Ternus, T., Schley, H. (2012). New access strategy for gesture tracking a technical note. Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication. 21, 11-16.


Wallace, S., & Hux, K. (2013).  Effect of two layouts on high technology AAC navigation and content location by people with aphasia. Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology, Early Online:  1-10.

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. 

McNaughton, D., & Chapple, D. (2013). AAC and Communication in the Workplace. Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 22(1), 30-36. (abstract)

Schlosser, R. W., Laubscher, E., Sorce, J., Koul, R., Flynn, S., Hotz, L., ... & Shane, H. (2013). Implementing directives that involve prepositions with children with autism: A comparison of spoken cues with two types of augmented input. Augmentative and Alternative Communication29, 132-145. (abstract)

Link to previous AAC-RERC (2003-2008) Publications

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