Educational resources and teaching aids to support language development, vocabulary acquisition, and effective AAC use.
Online resource dedicated to building awareness of the power of AAC to change the lives of children with autism and other developmental disabilities that limit communication skills.
Online service that gives parents and professionals powerful ways to monitor, measure, and maximize a child's use of an AAC device.
The AAC Institute is a not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the most effective communication for people who rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Established in 2000, the AAC Institute serves as resource for all who are interested in enhancing the communication of people who rely on AAC. This mission is accomplished through service delivery, research, activity organization, information dissemination, and education.
The national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 173,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists and speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students. Information for parents is available on their website.
Classes are available live online, on demand or in person at select locations (please check the schedule for the most recent up-to-date list). Most courses are free and are conducted through web-based conferencing programs. Registration is quick and easy; once you set up an account you can come back and take as many additional courses as you'd like.
Learn more about your PRC device and gain additional insight on the device, the various languages available, vocabulary strategies and more.
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In addition, some courses are available on YouTube.
Take the next step in working with your AAC device and learn how to better use and integrate it at home or at school.
Classes are available live online or in person and include:
Visit our Implementation Classes page and find a class that’s right for you.
PRC has created a series of AAC and Your Child guides specifically designed to provide information and address the concerns of caregivers and parents at every stage of the AAC process. Each guide will help you better understand AAC and how it can help your child reach his or her communication potential.
Download one of our resource guides, available in both English and Spanish, for additional information.