Janie Cirlot-New, M.S.,CCC/SLP
- M.S. University of South Alabama, 1982
- B.S. University of Southern Mississippi, 1975
Janie has been at the T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability since 1996. As speech-language pathologist and augmentative communication specialist Janie established the augmentative and alternative communication program at the T.K. Martin Center to include evaluation, training, and research. In 1997 she and the staff at the T.K. Martin Center created a camp for individuals who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Janie's primary interest is interactive communication for individuals who utilize AAC and development of conventional literacy skills. Janie became Director of the T. K. Martin Center in 2001.
Augmentative and alternative communication
- Camp JabberJaw: A Unique Camp for AAC Users. With E. Kimberly and J. Ethridge. ATIA Conference 2005, January 21, 2005.
- AAC and Literacy. With D. Kennedy. Assistive Technology: Functional Applications Conference, September 30, 2004.
- Language Intervention Utilizing Augmentative and Alternative Communication. With C. Toney. Mississippi Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Continuing Education conference, March 25, 2004
- Overview of AT. With B. Rizer. 19th Annual Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, Preconference Session. March 15, 2004.
- Future Visions - Technology Applications for Managing Cognitive Deficits. New Directions: Promoting Successful Community Reintegration for Brain Injury Survivors. With J. Ethridge. February 27, 2004.
- Strategies for Conventional Literacy Skills for Students who Use AAC. With D. Swafford and C. Toney. 24th Annual Southeast Augmentative Communication Conference, October 3, 2003.
- Developing Conventional Literacy with Individuals Who Use AAC. United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication Annual Conference, March 22, 2003.
- Facilitating Conventional Literacy for Persons Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication. American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, November 23, 2002.
- Moving Beyond Emergent Literacy with AAC Users. 23rd Annual Southeast Augmentative Communication Conference, October 5, 2002.
- Latest Trends in Assistive Technology. With A. Whetstone and W. Perry. Rehabilitation Association of Mississippi, 45th Annual Training Conference, September 12, 2002.
- Assistive Technology from A-Z. Lookin' to the Future Conference. Mississippi Christian Children Services, July 25, 2002.
- Building an All-Star Team. With S. Fair, J. Taylor. ARC of Mississippi Annual Conference, July 11, 2002.
- Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Children and Adolescents Following Traumatic Brain Injury. Education Conference for Children and Adolescents following Brain Injury, April 23, 2002.
- Increasing Access to the Curriculum Through Assistive Technology. With J. Ethridge, C. Yates. CSUN's 17th Annual International Conference "Technology and Persons with Disabilities", March 22, 2002.
- Camp Jabber Jaw: A Unique Experience for Users of AAC Devices. With J. Ethridge, E. Kimberly, and L. Craig. OT Practice. AOTA, The American Occupational Therapy Association.
- Strategies for Conventional Literacy Skills for Students Who Use AAC. With D. Swafford and C. Toney. Proceedings of the Southeast Augmentative and Alternative Communication Conference, Birmingham, Alabama.
- Increasing Turn Taking to Improve Social Interaction. With C. Civils and J. Oxley, Proceedings of the Southeast Augmentative and Alternative Communication Conference, Birmingham, Alabama.
- Setting the Stage for Successful Communication and Development. With L. Kraft, Proceedings of the Southeast Augmentative and Alternative Communication Conference, Birmingham, Alabama.