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ASHA 2016 | Cathy Binger

Session Code: 5505
Title: Effects of Parent Instruction on the Communicative Turns of Preschoolers With Down Syndrome Using AAC
Day: Thursday, November 17, 2016 Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown Room: Franklin 6
Session Format: Technical Research PDH(s): 30 Minutes
Presenter(s):
Erika Timpe, U of Central Florida/Our Children's Academy (presenting author)
Jennifer Kent-Walsh, U of Central Florida (presenting author)
Cathy Binger, U of New Mexico (presenting author)
Debbie Hahs-Vaughn, U of Central Florida
Jamie Schwartz, U of Central Florida
Nancy Harrington, U of Central Florida (presenting author)
Linda Lavadia, U of Central Florida
Judith Vazquez, U of Central Florida
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Abstract Type: Research Submission
Abstract: This session will present the results of an investigation examining a parent intervention program incorporating both face-2-face and telepractice AAC intervention sessions with young children using AAC and their parents. A detailed clinical program description will be presented along with overall findings, clinical implications, and directions for future research.
Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)


Session Code: 8664 Poster Board 450
Title: School-Age Children With Highly Unintelligible Speech: A New Mexico Survey
Day: Friday, November 18, 2016 Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center Room: Hall B
Session Format: Poster PDH(s): 15 Minutes
Presenter(s):
Cathy Binger, U of New Mexico (presenting author)
Nathan Renley, U of New Mexico
Esther Babej, U of New Mexico
Instructional Level: Introductory
Abstract Type: Research Submission
Abstract: Public school SLPs completed a demographic survey of school-age children with highly unintelligible speech. Eighty-seven percent of SLPs had at least one student with highly unintelligible speech on their caseloads (mean/caseload = 15%). Only 22% of these children received AAC specialist services, and 21% used low- or high-tech AAC solutions.
Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)


Session Code: 8748 Poster Board 534
Title: AAC Services in the Schools: Parent & Administrator Perspectives
Day: Friday, November 18, 2016 Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center Room: Hall B
Session Format: Poster PDH(s): 15 Minutes
Presenter(s):
Cathy Binger, U of New Mexico (presenting author)
Kelli Isakson, U of New Mexico
Raleigh Kyablue, U of New Mexico
Claire McNallen, U of New Mexico
Instructional Level: Introductory
Abstract Type: Research Submission
Abstract: To provide effective AAC services, we need to understand the perspectives of a range of stakeholders. Toward that end, we conducted focus groups with families of children who use AAC and public school administrators to identify current strengths and barriers in New Mexico.
Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)


Session Code: 5039
Title: Teaching Five-Year-Olds Using AAC to Ask Inverted Yes-No Questions: An Aided AAC Modeling Intervention
Day: Friday, November 18, 2016 Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown Room: Franklin 7/8
Session Format: Technical Clinical PDH(s): 30 Minutes
Presenter(s):
Jennifer Kent-Walsh, U of Central Florida/FAAST (presenting author)
Cathy Binger, U of New Mexico (presenting author)
Olivia Downs, U of Central Florida
Nancy Harrington, U of Central Florida (presenting author)
Erika Timpe, U of Central Florida (presenting author)
Instructional Level:  Intermediate
Abstract Type: Research Submission
Abstract: This investigation was designed to evaluate the impact of an aided AAC modeling intervention on: (a) the productive use of a range of simple auxiliary ‘to be’ declaratives and yes-no questions by 5 year olds with typical receptive language skills, and (b) generalization to productive use of untrained linguistic structures.
Speech-Language Pathology Topic AreaAugmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Session Code: 9000 Poster Board 294
Title: Error Patterns in the Graphic Symbol Sentences of 3- & 4-Year-Old Children Who Use AAC
Day: Saturday, November 19, 2016 Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center Room: Hall B
Session Format: Poster PDH(s): 15 Minutes
Presenter(s):
Cathy Binger, U of New Mexico (presenting author)
Kaethe Henning, U of New Mexico
Allyson Taylor, U of New Mexico
Emily Williams, U of New Mexico
Ashley Willman, U of New Mexico
Instructional Level: Introductory
Abstract Type: Research Submission
Abstract: A post-hoc analysis of ten 3- and 4-year-old children who used graphic symbols to express specific, targeted two- and three-term messages was completed. Past research indicates that children often exhibit word order errors, but current data revealed that nature of errors depends on specific targets.
Speech-Language Pathology Topic Area: Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

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