AAC Strategies & Resources


Wading into the Murky Waters of Transitioning between Speech Generating Devices: Part Two – First-hand Lessons

We began Better Hearing and Speech month by welcoming Kathleen Post to share her guest post entitled, “Wading into the Murky Waters of Transitioning between Speech Generating Devices: Part One…


Interprofessionalism: A Call to Something Different

14 May 2018 — SpeakUp Editor Today we are delighted to share a guest post by The National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities (NJC)…


Getting to the CORE of Communication: Part One – Tips for Rolling Out a Core Vocabulary Initiative

9 May 2018 — SpeakUp Editor Today we are excited to share a post by Kelly Key of District 220 in Barrinton, Illinois. In this first of a two-part post…


Wading into the Murky Waters of Transitioning between Speech Generating Devices: Part One – The Challenges

3 May 2018 — SpeakUp Editor May is Better Hearing & Speech Month and USSAAC is celebrating in the spirit of the “Communication for All” theme. SpeakUP will be sharing…


Implementing AAC in Aphasia

AAC Awareness Month has officially ended, however SpeakUp will continue to share information and resources throughout the year in the spirit of USSAAC’s mission to promote the best possible communication…


Developing Prompt Awareness in the AAC Team

Today SpeakUp is pleased to welcome guest author, Rachael Langley.  Although prompting can be a useful teaching tool, it needs to be used thoughtfully to prevent prompt-dependency.  As Kathleen Post…


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