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Session Code: 9004 Poster Board 273
Title: Just-in-Time AAC Technology Effects on Communicative Turns of Young Children With Complex Communication Needs
Day: Saturday, November 14, 2015 Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Colorado Convention Center Room: Hall EF
Session Format: Poster PDH(s): 15 Minutes

Presenter(s) (click the names to view bios and disclosures):
Merissa Ekman, Pennsylvania St U (presenting author) |View Advance Handout |No Final Presentation Uploaded
Janice Light, Pennsylvania St U |No Advance Handout Uploaded |No Final Presentation Uploaded
Jessica Currall, Pennsylvania St U |No Advance Handout Uploaded |No Final Presentation Uploaded

This poster presents a case study examining the effects of an AAC application that supports just-in-time (JIT) programming of vocabulary during interactions. Use of the JIT app resulted in an increase in the number of communication turns taken by a 33-month-old child with pontocerebellar hypoplasia resulting in complex communication needs.

Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Instructional Level:
Intermediate Instruction at the Intermediate Level assumes some familiarity with the basic literature as well as some experience in professional practice within the area covered and is targeted for more experienced professionals. The pace of the training and difficulty of concepts presented require more advanced knowledge and skills than the Introductory Level. Examples used at this level are often based on recent research and case studies that are complex in nature.
Abstract Type: Research Submission
Learner Outcomes:
Learner Outcome 1: Describe major elements of the study design
Learner Outcome 2: Discuss the authors’ conclusions
Learner Outcome 3: Identify possible implications for practice

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