“Why is Literacy Critical in AAC” by Karen Erickson

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Karen Erickson, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, a Professor in the Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, and the Yoder Distinguished Professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a former teacher whose current research addresses literacy and communication for students with significant disabilities, including complex communication needs.¬† ¬†Professor Erickson’ keynote at Communication Matters Conference 2019 is available on YouTube with captions.