What is AAC?

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) provides the students a way of communicating that can add to, or replace, speech and handwriting with signs or symbols.  Students can employ a varying system of augment expressive communication including:

  • signing
  • using symbols
  • use of objects of reference
  • communication books containing frequently used words, pictures or symbols
  • low -tech communications aids
  • high-tech communication aids
  • computer solutions

Communication and AAC Support Request



Core Vocabulary

Encouraging Communication: Communicative Temptations

For more information on child speech and language disorders and conditions please go here.

AAC Language Screener

Communication in the Classroom