Affiliated Faculty Seminar Series: Critical Aspects of Augmentative Communication Interventions for Learners with ASD and IDD
Affiliated Faculty Seminar Series:
Critical Aspects of Augmentative Communication Interventions for Learners with ASD and IDD
About the seminar series:
Speaker: J.B. Ganz, Ph.D., is a Professor of Special Education at Texas A&M University
Tuesday, May 3rd
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Rudder Tower Rm 401
Augmentative and alternative communication, such as via speech-generating devices, is commonly used to support communication in people with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities. This presentation will report results of a comprehensive systematic review and meta-analysis on this topic, including differences in effectiveness of these interventions related to participant characteristics, instructional features, and communication modes and outcomes targeted.
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J.B. Ganz, Ph.D., is a Professor of Special Education at Texas A&M University. Dr. Ganz has worked as a general and special education teacher and an educational consultant on topics relating to autism spectrum disorder. They have been a speaker at regional, national, and international conferences on topics including interventions for developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders, particularly on strategies to address social and communication skills. Dr. Ganz prepares doctoral students who want to become researchers and academics. They have authored or co-authored numerous articles, books, and chapters, including Interventions for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Complex Communication Needs.
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