The alternative communication research group focuses its observations on non-speaking people and their speaking partners. These people may use un-aided or aided communication forms for various and multifaceted functions, such as having conversations and narrating, as well as interaction based on developmentally very early means of expression and interpretation.
Pragmatic Issues in Alternative Communication
PI Kaisa Launonen group
Research topics Early interaction Already at birth, infants have a variety of behavioural features which their parents and other people...
Principal investigator, PhD Kaisa Launonen; PhD Irina Savolainen and PhD student Kirsi Neuvonen; international and Finnish collaborators,...