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A Further Comparison of Manual Signing, Picture Exchange, and Speech-Generating Devices as Communication Modes for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Vol. 6, No. 4 (2012) pp. 1247–1257
We compared acquisition of, and preference for, manual signing (MS), picture exchange (PE), and speech-generating devices (SGDs) in four children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Intervention was introduced across participants in a non...
Debora M. Kagohara; Jeff Sigafoos; Donna Achmadi; Larah van der Meer; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 32, No. 6 (2011) pp. 2987–2992
We evaluated an intervention procedure for teaching three students with developmental disabilities to independently operate a portable multimedia device (i.e., an iPod Touch[R]) to listen to music. The intervention procedure included the use of...
Teaching Functional Use of an iPod-Based Speech-Generating Device to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Larah van der Meer; Debora Kagohara; Donna Achmadi; Vanessa A. Green; Christina Herrington; Jeff Sigafoos; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni; Russell Lang; Mandy Rispoli
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 26, No. 3 (2011) pp. 1–11
Anecdotal reports suggest that individuals with developmental disabilities who lack speech may be enabled to communicate through the use of a new iPod-based communication device. However, there appear to be limited empirical data demonstrating...
Teaching Advanced Operation of an iPod-Based Speech-Generating Device to Two Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Donna Achmadi; Debora M. Kagohara; Larah van der Meer; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni; Dean Sutherland; Russell Lang; Peter B. Marschik; Vanessa A. Green; Jeff Sigafoos
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Vol. 6, No. 4 (2012) pp. 1258–1264
We evaluated a program for teaching two adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to perform more advanced operations on an iPod-based speech-generating device (SGD). The effects of the teaching program were evaluated in a multiprobe multiple ...
Using iPods[R] and iPads[R] in Teaching Programs for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: A Systematic Review
Debora M. Kagohara; Larah van der Meer; Sathiyaprakash Ramdoss; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni; Tonya N. Davis; Mandy Rispoli; Russell Lang; Peter B. Marschik; Dean Sutherland; Vanessa A. Green; Jeff Sigafoos
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 147–156
We conducted a systematic review of studies that involved iPods[R], iPads[R], and related devices (e.g., iPhones[R]) in teaching programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. The search yielded 15 studies covering five domains: (a)...