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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

General information

People with speech disabilities may use Augmentative and Alternative Communication, or AAC. Unaided AAC relies on nonverbal communication such as body language, facial expressions, gestures, and sign language. Aided AAC rely on Assistive Technology (AT) such as books and boards, pen and paper, or speech boards that produce computer-generated voices.

Training Videos

Rachel Monk discusses what it’s like to use AAC. 

Additional Resources