AACInfo

MSC01 1195
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Grants

iCommunicate @ UCF 
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J. 
The Chesley G. Magruder Foundation, Inc.
2013, $10,000

Teaching Children who use AAC to Produce Rule-Based Semantic-Syntactic Relations
Principal Investigator: Binger, C.
NIH (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)
May 2012-April 2015, $300,000 direct; $129,844 indirect

Atlantic Region Assistive Technology Demonstration Center
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology
October 2011-September 2016, $550,000 *Includes service-delivery and research deliverable requirements.

Teaching Children who use AAC to Ask Inverted Yes-No Questions
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Clinical Research Grant
January 2011-December 2012, $50,000

Project TELL: Targeting Early Language and Literacy For Children with Disabilities and from At-Risk Environments
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
Disney Helping Kids Shine Grant, The Walt Disney World Company
May 2008-May 2009, $19,000

Using Voice Output Devices to Improve the Turn-Taking Skills of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Principal Investigator: Binger, C.
Research Allocation Committee Small Grant Award, University of New Mexico
April 2008-September 2008, $4000 (direct)

Technology in the FAAST Lane: Effects of Parent Instruction on the Communication of Young Children Using AAC
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
Starfish Research Grant, The American Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Special Interest Division 1
December 2007-December 2008, $2,500

The Effects of a Grammar Intervention Program for Children who require AAC
Principal Investigator: Binger, C.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Century Scholars Research Grant
November 2006-November 2007, $10,000 (direct)

AAC Consumer Employment
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
The Prentke Romich Company
August 2006-July 2007, $15,000

On-the-Job Training
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
The Florida Department of Education, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
August 2006 - Jul 2007, $2,000

The Effects of Peer Instruction on the Expressive Language of Children Using Augmentative and Alternative Communication During Shared Book Reading Activities
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
The Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Foundation
May 2006-April 2007, $2,500

The Effects of an Educational Assistant Instructional Program on the Multi-Symbol Utterances of Children who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Principal Investigator: Binger, C.
Research Allocation Committee Small Grant Award, University of New Mexico
December 2005-September 2006, $4000 (direct)

The Effects of Virtual Reality Experiences on the Receptive Vocabulary of Young Children who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
The Winter Park Health Foundation
December 2005-December 2006, $2,500

The Effects of a Caregiver Instructional Program on the Multi-Symbol Utterances of Latino Children who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Principal Investigator: Binger, C.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Investigator Research Grant
November 2005-November 2006, $5000 (direct)

Atlantic Region Assistive Technology Demonstration Center
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology
October 2005-September 2010, $728,000 *Included service-delivery and research deliverable requirements.

The Effects of a Caregiver Instructional Program on the Communicative Turns of Students who require AAC During Book Reading Activities
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
American Speech-Language Hearing Foundation New Investigator Research Grant
December 2003-December 2004, $5,000

The Effects of an Educational Assistant Instructional Program on the Communicative Turns of Students who require AAC During Book Reading Activities
Principal Investigator: Kent-Walsh, J.
Whipper Watson Graduate Research Studentship, The Bloorview MacMillan Children’s Centre Office of Research
August 2002-July 2003, $5,500