October is AAC Awareness Month


Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)

AAC includes all of the ways we share our ideas and feelings without talking.

How Parents and Teachers Can Support Children Using AAC

A guide for parents and teachers from Speech and Language Kids.

Boardmaker Educational Supports

During this unprecedented time, at home learning has become essential.  Every week, Boardmaker will release a new set of "At Home Learning" resources.

AAC Information 

What is AAC?  Check out ASHA's extensive information on Alternative and Augmentative Communication.

AAC Daily Schedule

This picture schedule depicts common daily routines.

AAC Institute

AAC Institute is a not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the most effective communication for people who rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

Digital Morning Routine with Visuals

A quick interactive power-point morning routine that can be used with Zoom


Types of AAC


Watch as Ahmed Ali delivers his graduation speech via communication device.


Not Being Able to Speak is Not the Same as Not Having Anything to Say

These videos show some of the different ways our kids can communicate!

Kingston and Dad

Watch Kingston use gestures and jargon to talk sports with Dad.

Car Talk

These toddlers are using American Sign Language to communicate with their family.


Nico uses a picture exchange system to excitedly ask for bubbles!


Jersey City Public Schools

Department of Special Education

Speech-Language Pathology

Special Ed Parent Hotline 201-915-6300

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