Optimizing AAC devices is a way to increase familiarity, use, and engagement of these systems. AAC devices can be customized based on each individual - below lists some of those ways!
Aided Language Stimulation, sometimes known as Aided Language Input, is a method of modeling language using an AAC device while an AAC user is observing. The purpose of it is to build communication skills using an AAC device.
Communication boards are considered a form of low tech AAC. They can be used in conjunction with other AAC systems (like high tech) or in isolation. We discuss tools that you can use to make communication boards yourself, further considerations, and additional free premade options.
Low tech, mid tech, and high tech augmentative alternative communication (AAC): a brief breakdown. In this post we will define AAC, discuss different versions of AAC, and provide clarity to some AAC terms and buzzwords. The perfect wrap up to AAC Awareness Month!