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Journal Articles


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)

Wallace, S. (2009). Effect of visiographic contextualization on navigation of an AAC system by survivors of severe brain injury. Dissertation Completed at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. (Abstract)

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.

Newsletter Articles

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).

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