AAC refers to Augmentative and Alternative Communication, or ways we communicate without talking. In the schools, this typically refers to forms such as voice output devices (e.g., iPads), communication boards, icon strips, or other alternative communication means. For a more detailed overview of AAC, please refer to ASHA's Augmentative and Alternative Communication page.Please see below for general resources and activity ideas related to AAC.
- AAC Calendar - Daily activities to do at home (From Edmonton Catholic Schools)
- AAC Manual - Information about AAC for caregivers, including strategies for working with people who use AAC. Also available in Spanish. (From SPD)
- COVID-19 Communication Boards - Free, premade communication boards related to medical needs and decision (From Patient Provider Communication)