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The following publications reflect the scholarly work of faculty members actively involved with the SEAT Center.



Bakken, J. P., & Parette, P. (in press). Using technology to advance multicultural special education. In F. E. Obiakor (Ed.), Multicultural special education. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill-Prentice Hall.

Huer, M.B. and Parette, P. (2003) Issues in family interventions: Working with parents cross-culturally In S. von Tetzchner and M. H. Jensen (Eds.), Perspectives on theory and practice in augmentative and alternative communication (pp. 154-167). Toronto, Ontario: International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. (Note: This publication did not come out in press until June 2004).

Parette, H. P. (in press). Definition of assistive technology devices and servicesIn J. T. Neiswoth & P. S. Wolfe (Eds.), Autism and pervasive developmental disorders dictionary. Baltimore: Brookes.

Parette, H. P., Huer, M. B., & Wyatt, T. A. (in press). Young African American children with disabilities and augmentative and alternative communication issues. In K. L. Freiberg (Ed.), Annual editions: Educating exceptional children (17th ed.). Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group.

Parette, H. P., Huer, M. B., & VanBiervliet, A. (in press). Cultural Issues and assistive technology. In D. L. Edyburn, K. Higgins, & R. Boone (Eds.), The handbook of special education technology research and practice. Whitefish Bay, WI: Knowledge by Design, Inc.

Scherer, M., & Parette, P. (in press). Assistive technology. In E. Druin & S. A. Sisto (Eds., Therapeutic interventions for patients with spinal cord injuries. Philadelphia: Elsevier Inc.


Bailey, R. L., Parette, H. P., Stoner, J., Angell, M. E., & Carroll, K. (2004). Parental perceptions of augmentative and alternative communication use. Manuscript submitted to Speech Language Services in the Schools. Reviewed w/ request to resubmit on 10/20/04.

Dudeck, K., Beck, A., & Thompson, J.R. (2004). The influence of AAC device type, dynamic vs. static screen, on children’s attitudes toward peers who use AAC. Manuscript submitted for publication to Journal of Special Education Technology.

 Hourcade, J. J., Everhart, T., West, E., & Parette, P. (in press). A history of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for individuals with severe and profound disabilities. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities.

O’Brian, M., Wojcik, B.W., & Starks, K. S. (2004). I need an FAQ on AT PDQ! Manuscript submitted for publication to Teaching Exceptional Children.

Parette, P.., & Wojcik, B. (in press). Creating a technology toolkit for students with mental retardation: A systematic approach. Journal of Special Education Technology.

Parette, P., & Scherer, M. J. (2004). Assistive technology use and stigma. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 39(3), 217-226.

Parette, P. (in press). Restrictiveness and race in special education: A response to Fierros and Bloomburg. Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Quarterly.

Parette, H. P., Chuang, S. J., & Huer, M. B. (2004).First generation Chinese family attitudes regarding disabilities and educational interventions. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities12(2), 114-123.

Parette, H. P., & Brotherson, M. J. (2004). Issues in family-centered assistive technology decision-making. Infants and Young Children, 17(4), 355-367.

 Parette, P., & Dikter, D. (2004). Outcomes and benefits: Challenges in the assistive technology field. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits1(1), 4-5.

Wojcik, B., Peterson-Karlan, G., Watts, E., & Parette, P. (2004). Assistive technology outcomes in a teacher education curriculum. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits1(1), 20-31.