About us

Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz



Markus Scholz is Professor for psychologie and diagnostics at the faculty of Special Needs Education at the Ludwigsburg University of Education. One of his teaching and research focus areas is Augmentative and Alternative Communication. During his studies he already took part in developing of the original instrument whose revision became the OCS-R.

Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner


Michael Wagner is a full Professor at the department of Special Needs Education at the University of Koblenz-Landau. He was one of the supervisors of the project “Augmentative and Alternative Communication – analysis, design and supervision of communication-enhancing situations with non-speaking children and youths” at the LMU Munich that led to the development of the BKF, the basis for of the OCS-R.



Dr. phil. Jan M. Stegkemper


Jan M. Stegkemper is a Research Assistant at the Chair for Education for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg. One of his teaching and research topics is Augmentative and Alternative Communication. He is part of the OCS-R team since February 2017.