AAC Resources

  • AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) is necessary for some children who are complex communicators. The most important component for children learning to use AAC to communicate with others is for the communicators in their lives to also use it. Below are some websites that provide resources and information on various topics related to AAC and links to activities that can be used to model AAC use.

     

    Praactical AAC website - This site is loaded with valuable information for families of AAC users. This page is specifically linked to resources for dealing with school closure due to Covid-19

    Assistiveware Classroom - This site allows you to register for free resources to help you use AAC while engaging in fun, everyday activities with your child

    Modeling AAC- This link is to an article on the Assistiveware website

    Core Vocabulary board - This is a resource provided by Project Core out of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). You are able to download 36-core vocabulary pages to use for modeling AAC.

    Tarheel Reader - This is a resource for simple on-line books that have been created by users. You are able to read them, and also are able to create customized books.

    The following images were copied from the the Coughdrop blog

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