Recent Publications and Presentations

Light, J. & McNaughton, D. (2012). Literacy intervention for individuals with complex communication needs. In D. Beukelman & P. Mirenda (Eds.) Augmentative and alternative communication: Supporting children and adults with complex communication needs. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Light, J. (2012, March).  Improving Literacy Outcomes for Students with Complex Communication Needs.  Presentation at Pennsylvania Department of Education Annual Conference, Hershey, PA.  [Handout]

Light, J. & McNaughton, D. (2009). Meeting the demands of the curriculum for conventional and advanced readers and writers who require AAC. In G. Soto & C. Zangari (Eds.), Practically speaking: Language, literacy, and academic development for students with AAC needs. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.(Link)

Light, J. & McNaughton, D. (November, 2010). Evidence-based literacy intervention for individuals with autism. Presenation at the American Speech and Hearing Association, Phildelphia, PA. (Handout)

Light, J., McNaughton, D., Weyer, M., & Karg, L. (2008). Evidence-based literacy instruction for individuals who require augmentative and alternative communication: A case study of a student with multiple disabilities. Seminars in Speech and Language, 29, 120-32.(Abstract)

McNaughton, D. & Light, J. (September, 2009). Literacy program produces exciting results for children who struggle with speech. Exceptional Parent - OnLine  (Article).


Last Updated: August 31, 2012