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Journal Articles


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)

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)

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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)

Newsletter Articles

Larned, D. (September, 2012). AAC TechConnect Creates Tools That Simplify Augmentative and Alternative Communication Evaluations. Consense (Full text)

Nazaret, G. (September, 2012). A Passion for Life. Connsese (Full text).

Nazareth, G. (June, 2012). RESNA Student Design Competition Offers Opportunities to Change Assistive Technology Industry and Lives of People with Disabilities. ConnSense Bulletin (Full text).

Larned, D. (June, 2012). Discovering Empowerment Through Writing. ConnSense Bulletin (Full text).

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