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Higginbotham, J., et al. (2009). AAC Technology Transfer: An AAC-RERC Report. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 25, 68-76. (Abstract)
Dietz, A., Hux, K., & Beukelman, D. (2009). Reading comprehension by people with chronic aphasia: A comparison of three levels of visuographic contextual support. Aphasiology, 7, 1053-1064. (Abstract)
Bryen, D.N. (2009). Communicating during times of natural or man-made emergencies. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach, 2 (2), 123-129.
Higginbotham, D. Jeffery, Bisantz, A. M., Sunm, M., Yik, F., Adams, K. (2009). The effect of context priming and task type on augmentative communication performance. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 25(1), 19 - 31.
Wisenburn, B., Higginbotham, D.J. (2009). Participant Evaluations of Rate and Communication Efficacy of an AAC Application Using Natural Language Processing. Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 25 (2), 78-89.
Fried-Oken, M., Rowland, C., Baker, G., Dixon, M., Mills, C., Schultz, D., Oken, B. (2009). The Effect of Voice Output on AAC-Supported Conversations of Persons with Alzheimer's Disease. ACM Transactions of Accessible Computing (TACCESS). 1(3).
Higginbotham, D. J. (2009). In-Person Interaction in AAC: New Perspectives on Utterances, Multimodality, Timing, and Device Design. Perspectives on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 18 (4), 110-160.
Books and Book Chapters
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.
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).