* 1. US Region

* 2. How many years of professional speech-language pathology experience do you have in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

* 3. What population(s) do you serve?

* 4. What percentage of your caseload consists of individuals who rely on AAC to communicate?

* 5. What percentage of your AAC cases consists of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)?

* 6. On average, how much time does it take you to conduct and AAC evaluation of an individual with ASD who needs a speech-generating device (SGD) (NOT including report writing)?

* 7. How many different speech-generating devices (SGDs) do you typically trial in your AAC evaluations of ASD clients?

* 8. Do you trial both dedicated high-performance AAC systems and tablet-based (i.e. Apple iPad, Android) AAC apps with ASD clients?

* 9. When conducting trials with tablet-based devices (Apple iPad, Android), how many AAC apps do you typically test with an ASD client?

* 10. Which AAC apps have you trialed with ASD clients? (Check all that apply)

* 11. Check the top three (3) or fewer AAC apps you have recommended to your ASD clients:

* 12. Why did you recommend the AAC apps in Question 11? (Check all that apply)

* 13. In your opinion, which one (1) of the AAC apps that you have recommended and/or used in AAC intervention with ASD clients has been the most effective?

* 14. Why is the AAC app you listed in Question 13 the most effective? (Please explain)

* 15. In your opinion, what are the top three (3) AAC app features that are essential to developing the communication skills of individuals with ASD? Feel free to choose from the items in Question 12.

* 16. In your opinion, what are the two (2) biggest shortcomings of AAC apps currently available on the market?

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