|A teacher who does not let a student use
their device in class is no better than one
who puts duct tape over a student's mouth.
There is no difference!
|Tap image to download
that lists all the AAC
apps, categorized by
feature (tap on image)
Updated June 2020.
|Check out the AAC apps page!
|Did you know that most AAC
app companies will give
SLPs free trials?
|Should You Use Standardized Tests?
Advice from AAC Guru, Vicki Clarke
|Free Communication Boards
Includes boards for hospital setting
|Using the SETT Framework
How to decide which tools to use?
Free online assessment for people
with complex communication needs
|AAC Assessment Forms
Interventions, Device Eval, Rubrics,
Needs Assmt, & more from
|Dynavox Needs Assmt Form
(see copyright restrictions)
|Say It With Symbols
Free comm. boards, symbols, social
stories & much more
|Studies & Activities .pdf
Brief explanation of why to use core
vocabulary, and many different
activities to use to teach it.
|Curious George Gets a Talker
(free PPT about getting
an AAC device)
Link to ASHA's sgd info for
procedure codes and more
|SGD evaluation template
from ASHA (optional)
Note: Most maufacturers offer an
evaluation form you can use as well
|Device Documentation Article
from ASHA Leader, Feb 2018 -
lots of good info
|GA DOE Assessment Form
(permission to share for
|Articles - Must Read!
Mental Miracle or Slight of Hand?
Review of history, available research,
and current status of FC. Does it
constitute an unusual form of abuse?
(2016) (Spoiler alert ... YES!)
Great intro to AAC for newbies!
as they pertain to AAC,
from Language Lab
Built Into Mobile Devices
Explore the many assistive
capabilities of your mobile devices!
American Sign Language University
is a free resource site for ASL
students and teachers. Here you
will find information and resources
to help you learn ASL and improve
Helpful info about getting assistive
devices covered (scroll down)
|AAC App Comparison Matrix
from N. Dakota Asst'v Tech, 2013
|Talking with Tech
|Making an AAC Book
From AssistiveWare, instructions for
making a hard copy backup of the
vocabulary on your AAC device.
|NOTE: If you need training on
how to use/program a specific
device, the manufacturer usually
has tutorials online.
|ASHA CE Courses
Changes frequently. You will need to
sign in with your ASHA number.
|How to Make a PECS Book
Easy to understand instructions
that can save you money, from
|Getting Started With PECS
Short video tutorial
|AAC Myths Debunked
Blog post from North Dakota Assistive
Technology reviews the imperical evidence
behind some of the myths about AAC.
|Free Core Vocabulary Visuals
and lots of other visuals from
Volusia School District
|Free AT/AAC Webinars
from Accessible Technology Coalition.
Follow them on Facebook for monthly
updates. Feb 2020
|AAC Goal Resources
Pdf from Facebook Group,
AAC for the SLP
|Making Informed Decisions
How to decide which to purchase.
|Asst'v Tech Lending Library
|AAC Evaluation Genie
12.99, 5 star rating
|Over 50 apps available to explore
typing and specialized keyboards.
From Omazing Kids
Many YouTube lessons from Mr.
Clay, SLP, using AAC
|Who's It For?
A guide to symbol and text-based
communication software. 2020.
|Free Form to Evaluate Apps
From Vicki Clarke
|Freebies from DTA
All kinds of useful materials and info
from Dynamic Therapy Assoc.