Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Resources & Products

AAC Resources
The website of the International Society for Augmentative & Alternative Communication
The website of the United States Society for Augmentative & Alternative Communication
The website of the AAC Institute
The website of the Bridge School, which is dedicated to teaching AAC
The website of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Connecting Young Kids (YAACK)
The website of do2learn with information for parents
The website of Circle of Inclusion, a resource for parents and teachers on effective practices of inclusive educational programs

University Resources
The website of AAC-RERC, which is a collaborative research group dedicated to the development of effective AAC technology.
The website of the University of Nebraska with links to information about AAC
The website of the University of Washington, a good source for definitions and general information
The website of Temple University Institute on Disabilities
The website of the University of Toronto, including professional information about AAC
The Teacher’s Success Guide for Special Needs Students

Speech/Language/Hearing Pathologists
The website of Marilyn Buzolich, called Augmentative Communication & Technology Services (ACTS), an agency providing assessments, referrals, and AAC service and training
The website of Sarah Blackstone, which includes publications and presentations on AAC
The website of AAC Intervention, including therapy ideas and ideas for AAC inventions

Assistive Technology
The website of Closing the Gap, a resource for assistive technology questions
The website of the University of Wisconson-Madison, which includes assistive technology resources
The National Public Website on Assistive Technology
The website of ATA, a national network of community-based resource centers, product developers, vendors, service providers, and individuals.
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
The website of TASH, an international organization for people with disabilities
The website of ABLEDATA, a source for assistive technology information

Where to get AAC products
AbleNet Technologies
Enabling Devices
Don Johnson Products
Prentke Romich Company
Attainment Company
DynaVox Technologies
Tobil Assistive Technology

Research information
The website of Speechville Express
The website of the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association
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