Newsletter Contents: For Consumers-Snapshots of four people dependent on trachs and ventilators Clinical News-Service delivery considerations:ICUs, ventilators & trachs for adults and children Equipment-Equipment options: Speech and non-speech AC devices Governmental-Practices in Eastern Europe: Observations from Carolyn Watkins University & Research-The Rehabilitation Engineering Center, Children's Hospital at Stanford
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers-Consideration of hearing and listening for persons who use AAC techniques Equipment-Beyond hearing aids: Assistive listening devices Clinical News-Strategies for enhancing hearing and listening Governmental-Americans with Disabilities Act Titles II and III: Implications for people with communication problems University & Research-What AAC manufacturers could do to enhance listening
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers-AAC and the language learning process: Issues and Concerns Clinical News-Master clinicians' and researchers' views on the AAC language learning process International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC): An umbrella organization Equipment-Materials for facilitating language learning a la Musselwhite University and Research-1992 ISAAC Research Symposium: Proceedings for all
Abandonment of Equipment - Vol. 5 #3
(May 1992) This issue advocates for taking a "mindful" approach to the "widespread anecdotal reports of consumer dissatisfaction and the frequent abandonment of prescribed technological solutions" and look beyond the surface to explain how and why people may use AAC equipment over time.
Newsletter Contents: For Consumers - Abandonment of assistive technology: What consumers know and professionals need to find out Clinical News - Assistive technology selection: Making it a consumer responsive process Equipment - Performance evaluations: What's it all about? Governmental - Some do it! Protecting consumers University and Research - Request REC Equipment Evaluation and other projects National Rehabilitation Hospital
Newsletter Contents: Equipment - The ABC's of Speech recognition systems For Consumers - Applications of Speech recogntion for persons with disabilities Clinical News - More about applications for persons with speech impairments University and Research - Research priorities. Where will they lead? Governmental - Priorities for the 1990s: Resolve to make a difference!