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YRPSLP Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
This video explains what AAC is and when YRPSLP may introduce AAC. Watch video examples demonstrating the strategy Aided Language Stimulation using the AAC tools we use in YRPSLP intervention.
AAC: An Introduction
This document provides answers to questions such as:
What is AAC? Will AAC prevent a student from using or developing natural speech? Why might AAC Intervention improve speech? Are there any Prerequisites for using AAC? What is multimodal communication?
Source: BVSD Assistive Technology Team
Tips for speaking to a person using Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Source: www.waisman.wisc.edu/aac Podcast #12
AAC Myth Busters
Dispelling myths/common misconceptions regarding use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication
AAC Myths Dispelled
Here are some common myths that people have about AAC, and a brief description of what is currently known about AAC.
Source: Special Education Technology (SET)- British Columbia; AAC: A Way of Thinking