The Process of Vocabulary Selection - Vol. 1 #5
(November 1988) This issue is about the process of vocabulary selection, particularly for individuals unable to spell. It also addresses auditory scanning techniques.
Newsletter Contents: Clinical News - Vocabulary Selection: Issues, Techniques, and Tips Equipment - Auditory Scanning Techniques: Listener-Assisted and Automatic University and Research - Augmentative Communication Service - Ontario, CANADA Governmental - States in the USA Prepare for Change
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers - Individuals with Dual Sensory Impairments (DSI) Clinical - Augmentative interventions adapted for those with DSI Governmental - P.L. 100-407 Guess What? Guess Who? University and Research - University of Delaware's Rehabilitation Engineering Center for AAC Equipment - No tech, light tech and high tech for persons with DSI
Motor Neuron Diseases and AAC - Vol. 1 #3
(July 1988) This issue focuses on augmentative communication interventions with those who have motor neuron disease, specifically those with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers - Maintaining communication for individuals with ALS Clinical - Augmentative interventions in ALS: Management principles and practices. University and Research - The Morton Robers Augmentative Communication Clinic at Queens College Equipment - Non-electronic and electronic communication aids for persons with ALS Governmental - U.S. Technology legislation: On the "fast track!"
Newsletter Contents: Clinical News - Light pointing - Abandoned too soon? Opinions and suggestions from the field Equipment - Light pointers - features and commercial products For Consumers - USSAAC - the U.S. Chapter of ISAAC Governmental - The Tech Bills: a time for action University and Research - Purdue University's AAC Program
Newsletter Contents: Equipment- Speech output: Portable communication aids in 1988 Clinical News - Strategies for implementing augmentative communication in the classroom For Consumers - Technology resource centers supported by Apple, Inc. and IBM, Inc. University and Research - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Barkley Memorial AAC Center Governmental - Federal legislation that could improve service delivery in AAC