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Susan Richter

Susan Richter

Research associate


Campus Golm
Building 31, Room 1.02
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24 - 25
14476 Potsdam


consulting hours
by individual appointment

Research Interests

  • Aspects of service delivery and accommodations related to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for individuals who have little to no functional speech
  • Facilitation of communicative environments for AAC users and engagement of their communication partners
  • Development of pragmatic communication skills in people with complex disabilities
  • Assessment and evaluation of communicative competences in individuals with Rett Syndrome
  • Design of a user interface for AAC via eye gaze control
  • Development and evaluation of guidelines for the assessment of AAC needs in the context of children´s and young people´s medical services offered by health agencies



  • Seminar: Concepts of intervention for individuals with severe and multiple disabilities (Summer 2023)
  • Seminar: Curricular-based and developmental assessment in intellectual disabilities (Summer 2023)



  • Deutscher Bundesverband für akademische Sprachtherapie und Logopädie (dbs)
  • Gesellschaft für Unterstützte Kommunikation e.V. (GesUK)
  • Arbeitskreis Unterstützte Kommunikation e.V. (AKUK!)
  • International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (isaac)
  • Rett Deutschland e.V.
  • Rett-Syndrom Elternhilfe – Landesverband Nord e.V.
  • Rett Syndrom Deutschland e.V.