AAC for Beginning Communicators

Unit 1

Videos

1.

What is AAC? (7:46)

By: Cincinnati Children's

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Dynamic Display Devices: Access Considerations (9:25)

By: Cincinnati Children's

YouTube Channels

4.

Aided Language Stimulation

By: Commūnicāre, LLC

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Proloquo2Go Programming Videos

By: Commūnicāre, LLC

Websites

9.

Bruce Baker's website regarding core vocabulary (and review the core vocabulary wordlists). 

10.

Visit PrAACtical AAC's website, and this article in particular regarding core vocabulary. 

11.

What is Scanning? This website allows you to practice scanning on your computer.

12.

Learn more about tactile symbols.

Articles

13.

Communicative Competence; A New Definition by Janice Light and David McNaughton. 

This article explores Light's (1989) definition of communicative competence and its relevance 15 years later.

Unit 2

Videos

1.

AAC Genie Video (16:45)

By: Hump Software

Websites

2.

The AAC Language Lab website which is a helpful resource for learning more about an individual's language level. 

Unit 3

Example videos are included with the Unit 3 content.

Unit 4

Websites

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Documents

2.

Commūnicāre, LLC's Prompting Hierarchy handout. 

The AAC Language Lab website has useful information about lesson plans.

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Unit 5

Example videos are included with the Unit 5 content.

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