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Easy to Follow AAC Implementation Plan

Easy to Follow AAC Implementation Plan

I wanted to share a copy of an AAC implementation plan that I recently created for a student. This plan is for a student using an eye gaze device, but the plan/shell is applicable for all. I recently started working with the campus SLP’s to create AAC...
Want the AAC four letter word!

Want the AAC four letter word!

WANT and Communication WANT a four letter word!  So that got your attention.  I feel that WANT is one of the most overused words in AAC and speech therapy.  I would like to take a moment to get you thinking about WANT! Let’s think about want and functional early...
AAC Out of the Box

AAC Out of the Box

My CFY year, I worked in a classroom with individuals that were minimally verbal to non verbal.  At the time at least 8 out of 12 of my students had some sort of communication device.  Most of which I took out of the box for the first time, and had to figure out how...