Research News

  • Systematic Reviews coming alive at SAAK

    Posted on January 23, 2015

    Dr. Boshoff, an international visitor, has assisted the Centre for AAC's PhD students and staff in writing successful Systematic Reviews.

  • Facilitating language skills in children who need augmentative and alternative forms of communication

    Posted on January 15, 2015

    A recent research project conducted by Dr Kerstin Tönsing from the Centre for AAC explored methods of facilitating expressive language skills in children who have little or no functional speech.

  • 'Tell and be heard'

    Posted on November 28, 2014

    A Centre staff project at the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication at UP has led to the development of multilingual communication boards specifically aimed at helping individuals with complex communication needs to disclose victimization.

  • PAIN MANAGEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY IN SCHOOL SETTINGS

    Posted on November 27, 2014

    Dr Margareta Adolfsson from the CHILD project at Jönköping University in Sweden visited the Centre for AAC on Monday, 17 November. Margareta, Ensa Johnson (CAAC), together with Dr. Stefan Nilsson (CHILD; Göthenburg University, Sweden) are doing research on how pain in children with cerebral...

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