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School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

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Yvonne Gillette, Ph.D.

Yvonne Gillette, Ph.D.

Title: Professor Emeritus
Department: Speech-Lang Path & Audiology
Phone: 330-972-6115
Email: ygillette@uakron.edu


Biography

Interests

Assessing and intervening with technology to support communication, memory & organization, and literacy. Technologies include tablet computers and dedicated augmentative communication devices. 

Recent Professional Activity

Book

Gillette, Y. (2012).  Achieving Communication Competence: 3 Steps to Effective Intervention.  Verona WI: Attainment Co. http://www.attainmentcompany.com/achieving-communication-competence

Chapter

Gillette, Y. (2009).  Integrating assistive technology with augmentative communication.  In G. Soto and C. Zangari (Eds.) Practically Speaking: Language, Literacy & Academic Development for Students with AAC Needs. Baltimore: Paul Brookes.

Peer-reviewed Publications

Gillette, Y., Carlin, C. H., & Boarman, K. M. (in press). iPads and autism: Achieving communication competence through collaboration. www.GannettHG.com.  

DePompei R. & Gillette, Y. (2008).  A Cross Age, Cross Population Model for Memory and Organization using PDA Interventions. Neurorehabilitation.

Gillette, Y. & DePompei, R. (2008).  Do PDAs Enhance the Organization and Memory Skills of Students with Cognitive Disabilities? Psychology in the Schools.

Gillette, Y. (2006).  Assistive technology and literacy partnerships.  Topics in Language Disorders. 26(1), 70-84.

Gillette, Y. (2005). A communication independence model: Guiding assessment and intervention with people who have severe communication disabilities and those who use AAC. www.speechpathology.com

Presentations 

Gillette, Y. (2013).  Achieving Communication Competence: Intervention Across Disorders and Age Groups. Washington D.C. Public Schools.  Washington, D.C.

Gillette, Y. (2013). Achieving Communication Competence: Three Steps to Effective Intervention. Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference: CSUN, San Diego CA.

Gillette, Y. (2013). Achieving Communication Competence: Three Steps to Effective Intervention. Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference: Orlando FL.

Gillette, Y. (2013) Using Technology Effectively: Compensatory Intervention to Support Social/Functional Communication and Memory/Organization. Ohio Speech and Hearing Association: Columbus, OH.

Gillette, Y., Buffa, J., Farage, D., Mason, P. (2013).  Someone Does It For Me: Using iDevices with Neurogenic Disorder. Ohio Speech and Hearing Association: Columbus, OH.

Gillette, Y., Harding, J., Boarman, K. (2012). Achieving Communication Competence: 3 Steps to Effective Intervention.  International Society on Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Pittsburgh, PA..

Gillette, Y. (2012).  Achieving Communication Competence: 3 Steps to Effective Intervention. Assistive Technology Industry Association Conference: Orlando FL.

Gillette, Y. & Harding, J. (2011). Achieving Communication Competence: 3 Steps to Effective Intervention.  American Speech and Hearing Association Convention: San Diego, CA.


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