Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Resources & Products

AAC Resources

http://www.isaac-online.org
The website of the International Society for Augmentative & Alternative Communication

http://www.ussaac.org
The website of the United States Society for Augmentative & Alternative Communication

http://www.aacinstitute.org
The website of the AAC Institute

http://www.bridgeschool.org/
The website of the Bridge School, which is dedicated to teaching AAC

http://aac.unl.edu/yaack/index.html
The website of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Connecting Young Kids (YAACK)

http://www.do2learn.com/
The website of do2learn with information for parents

http://www.circleofinclusion.org
The website of Circle of Inclusion, a resource for parents and teachers on effective practices of inclusive educational programs

University Resources

http://www.aac-rerc.com
The website of AAC-RERC, which is a collaborative research group dedicated to the development of effective AAC technology.

http://aac.unl.edu/AAClinks.html
The website of the University of Nebraska with links to information about AAC

http://depts.washington.edu/augcomm/index.htm
The website of the University of Washington, a good source for definitions and general information

http://disabilities.temple.edu/programs/assistive/acolug/index.htm
The website of Temple University Institute on Disabilities

http://atrc.utoronto.ca/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1
The website of the University of Toronto, including professional information about AAC

http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/teacher-resources/teaching-individuals-with-down-syndrome/communication-techniques-with-parents-and-your-student/
The Teacher’s Success Guide for Special Needs Students

Speech/Language/Hearing Pathologists

http://www.acts-at.com/
The website of Marilyn Buzolich, called Augmentative Communication & Technology Services (ACTS), an agency providing assessments, referrals, and AAC service and training

http://www.augcominc.com/
The website of Sarah Blackstone, which includes publications and presentations on AAC

http://www.aacintervention.com/
The website of AAC Intervention, including therapy ideas and ideas for AAC inventions

Assistive Technology

http://www.closingthegap.com/
The website of Closing the Gap, a resource for assistive technology questions

http://trace.wisc.edu/
The website of the University of Wisconson-Madison, which includes assistive technology resources

http://www.assistivetech.net/
The National Public Website on Assistive Technology

http://www.ataccess.org/default.html
The website of ATA, a national network of community-based resource centers, product developers, vendors, service providers, and individuals.

http://www.cast.org/index.html
The website of CAST, a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning

http://www.tash.org/index.html
The website of TASH, an international organization for people with disabilities

http://www.abledata.com/
The website of ABLEDATA, a source for assistive technology information

Where to get AAC products

http://www.ablenetinc.com/
AbleNet Technologies

http://enablingdevices.com/catalog
Enabling Devices

http://www.mayer-johnson.com/
Mayer-Johnson

http://www.donjohnston.com/
Don Johnson Products

http://www.prentrom.com/
Prentke Romich Company

http://www.attainmentcompany.com/xcart/home.php
Attainment Company

http://www.dynavoxtech.com/
DynaVox Technologies

http://www.assistivetech.com/corporate/home.aspx
Tobil Assistive Technology

Research information

http://www.speechville.com/augmentative-communication/augmentative-communication.html
The website of Speechville Express

http://www.asha.org/default.htm
The website of the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association

http://nichcy.org/what-works-effective-teaching-strategies-for-students-with-disabilities
Teaching Strategies for Students with Disabilities

http://nichcy.org/teaching-students-with-e-d
Teaching Students with Emotional Disturbances

http://www.lifeinsurancequote.net/great-life-lessons-for-kids/
Don’t Give Up: Great Lessons for Kids

https://www.disability.gov/
Disability.gov: Find Information on Education, Health, Benefits, and more

http://www.ehealthmedicare.com/about-medicare/disability/
Medicare Disability: Enrollment for disabled Americans

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