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Janice C. Light, Ph.D.

Janice C. Light, Ph.D. Biography:

Janice Light, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at the Pennsylvania State University. She is actively involved in research, personnel preparation, and service delivery in the area of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Her primary interest has been furthering understanding of the development of communicative competence and self-determination by individuals who require AAC.

Dr. Light is the principal investigator on several federally-funded research grants to improve outcomes for individuals who have significant communication disabilities through the use of augmentative and alternative communication. She is one of the project directors in the Augmentative and Alternative Communication Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (AAC-RERC), a virtual research consortium funded by the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

In 1996, Dr. Light was recognized as the Don Johnston Distinguished Lecturer by the International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication for her leadership in the AAC field. In 1999, she received the Dorothy Jones Barnes Outstanding Teaching Award at the Pennsylvania State University.

Janice C. Light, Ph.D.'s Books

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and AAC

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-953-7

    Description

    The newest edition to the renowned AAC series from the leading authorities on the use of AAC with children and adolescents with autism.

    Hardcover $54.95 Qty:
  • Practically Speaking

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-951-3

    Description

    Accessible addition to the AAC series that offers practical, targeted tools for advancing the communicative competence of children who use AAC.

    Paperback $42.95 Qty:
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-196-7

    Description

    In the fourth edition of this bestselling core text on AAC, tomorrow's professionals will get a complete, up-to-date introduction to AAC processes, interventions, and technologies that support children and adults with a wide range of complex communication needs.

    Hardcover $84.95 Qty:

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