October is AAC Awareness Month

 

Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)

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

AAC Information

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

CSH Camp Chatterbox

Camp Chatterbox is a one week overnight camp for children and young adults, ages 5-22, who use synthesized Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices. All campers participate in a range of social, recreational, and educational activities to promote use of their communication systems and interact with other children.

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 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

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

 

This video shows the importance of teaching core vocabulary to individuals with disabilities. It is a powerful video.

 

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.

Bubbles

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