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Journal Articles


McNaughton, D., Balandin, S., Kennedy, P., & Sandmel, T. (2010). Health transitions for youth with complex communication needs: The importance of health literacy and communication strategies. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 3, 311–318.  (Full text)


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)

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., 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.

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)

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.

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., 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.

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.

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.

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

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)

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.

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)


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)

Higginbotham, D. J., & Engelke, C. R. (2013). A primer for doing talk-in-interaction research in augmentative and alternative communication. Augmentative and Alternative Communication29, 3-19. (abstract)

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

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