AAC after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) - Vol. 2 #6
(11/30/1989) The primary focus of this issue is the role of AAC in the lives of individuals who have sustained severe brain injuries as a result of a trauma.
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers - Life after brain injury is never the same... Clinical News - AAC's role in recovery from TBI: Issues and practices Equipment - The role communication aids play Governmental - Glimpse of Down Under: Part 1, New Zealand (NZ) University and Research - The Assistive Device Center: California State University-Sacramento
Integration of People who use AAC - Vol. 2 #5
(September 1989) This issue focuses on integrating AAC users into our educational system, the world of work, our communities, and the mainstream of society.
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers - Making integration the only option Clinical News - Making integration work in the real world Equipment - The role technology plays in integration Governmental - U.S. Law: Insuring an individual's right to integration University and Research - The State University of New York at Buffalo
Visual Scanning - Vol. 2 #4
(July 1989) This issue focuses on Visual Scanning. How able-bodied humans "learn complex motor skills" and how this relates to those attempting to develop visual scanning techniques.
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers - How humans develop skills: Information processing and visual scanning Clinical News - Considerations for training visual scanning techniques Equipment - "You say regular; they say automatic" Let's call the whole thing scanning! Governmental - Updating the Tech Bill: The ball is in Washington's court University and Research - Sweden: Current research & development activities
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers - Decreasing handicaps: It's all in the attitude Clinical News - Measuring the effectiveness of individual interventions and AAC programs University and Research - Trace Research & Development Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison Equipment - The communication aids manufacturing process: A Human Factors problem Governmental - From the top: Public law and public policy
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers - Individuals with Developmental Apraxia of Speech (DAS) Clinical News - Issues Affecting Clinical Practice University and Research - The University of Minnesota's Augmentative Communication Program Equipment - Communication Aids and Applications for Ambulatory Individuals Governmental - "Life After 21" Regional Information Exchange Programs in U.S.
Newsletter Contents: Clinical News - Literacy development & remediation in AAC: Scratching the Surface For Consumers - Reports from families and consumers Equipment - Software and materials for literacy development and/or remediation University and Research - Micro-computer Centre at the University of Dundee in Scotland Governmental - As Washington turns...