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Journal Articles


McCarthy, J., Fager, S., Beukelman, D. (2008). Dynamic capture and representation of visual content in medical settings. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Leader, 13, 84.

Beukelman, D., Ball, L., & Fager, S. (2008). A personnel framework for adults with acquired complex communication needs. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 24, 255-267.(Abstract)

Williams, M., Krezman, C., & McNaughton, D. (2008). Reach for the Stars: Five Principles for the Next 25 Years of AAC. Augmentative & Alternative Communication, 24, 194-206. (Abstract)

McNaughton, D., Rackensperger, T., Benedek-Wood, E., Krezman, K., & Williams, M. (2008). " A child needs to be given a chance to succeed": Parents of individuals who use AAC describe the benefits and challenges of learning AAC technologies. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 24, 43-55. (Abstract)

Light, J., McNaughton, D., Weyer, M., & Karg, L. (2008). Evidence-based literacy instruction for individuals who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication: A case study of a student with multiple disabilities. Seminars in Speech and Language, 29, 120-132. (Abstract)

Todman, J., Alm, N., Higginbotham, D. J.,  File, P. (2008). Whole utterance approach in AAC. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 24(3), 235 - 254.

Books and Book Chapters

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)

Newsletter Articles

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).

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