State of the Science of Communication Interventions for People with ASD Institutional Repository Document uri icon


  • This presentation will highlight key practices in communication interventions that are supported by research. In particular, augmentative and alternative communication and the use of mobile technologies will be discussed. Further, participants will learn about particular communication interventions that should be avoided due to poor or harmful outcomes. The presenter will also provide information regarding the implications of current research and future needs, particularly related to understudied populations and strategies to reduce the generalization of newly learned communication skills across varied contexts, communication partners, materials, and settings. Stakeholder input regarding future research priorities will be elicited from the audience.

author list (cited authors)

  • Ganz, J. B.

publication date

  • January 2016