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AAC Brochures, Fact Sheets, and Presentations

The AAC brochures and fact sheets below were designed by graduate students at the University of New Mexico. They provide information for individuals who use AAC, the families of individuals who use AAC, or service providers.

Information for Educators

When Communicaton Breaks Down: Navigating the Road to AAC in Education by Aja Armijo

Information for Children

Supporting Speech:  The Benefits of Augmentative and Alternate and Alternate Communication for the Child Whose Speech is Difficult to Understand by Hannah Hughes

Incorporating AAC Into My Classroom:  The Basics of AAC For Teachers by Irasema Cuellar

An Invitation to Communication:  AAC Factsheet for Teachers by Kati Lee

ABC's & AAC:  The Importance of Teaching Reading and Writing to Children Who Use AAC by Briana Surin-Torres

AAC & Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder by Jana Haas

Assess for Success:  When to Refer a Child for an AAC Assessment by Eliza Webb

Bridging the Pre-Symbolic to Symbolic Gap in Young Children with Severe Disabilities by Michelle Robinson

The Do's & Don'ts of AAC by Stephanie Gallegos

Encouraging Purposeful Communication Between Your Child and You by Melissa Medinger

Using Assistive Technologies to Support Speech and Language in Early Intervention by Hillary Velazquez

Information for Adults

Connecting with Your Loved One in the Hospital: Supporting the Communication of Persons with Aphasia:  by Emmay Boyd and Nathan Bickley

ALS and Communication:  The How's, Why's, and When's of AAC by Natalie Brooks

Helping People with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Communicate: Building Successful Partnerships by Moira Ellis

How to Help Your Loved One Communicate After a Stroke by Elyse Eckart

Information for Adults and Children

Is the iPad the Best AAC Choice? by Nykki Montano