Oliver Wendt

Oliver Wendt

Oliver is an Assistant Professor of special education whose research interests are in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) including the efficacy of AAC strategies, graphic symbols, manual signs, Picture Exchange Communication System, and speech-generating devices for those individuals on the autism spectrum that present with little or no functional speech. Another strand of research focuses on the iconicity of graphic symbols, in particular multicultural and cross-linguistic aspects of graphic symbol acquisition. Dr. Wendt specializes in single-subject experimental designs in addition to systematic reviews and meta-analyses of single-subject and group design data.