How can the Learning Hub help you learn about assessment for AAC?
Review the core concepts for creating a client-centered AAC assessment for people who might benefit from text-based AAC supports.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication assessment is about finding the AAC supports that will help your client communicate more independently.
Explore Pathways for Core First and discover how to use this free app to help support communication and language development.
Explore how setting expectations, set-up, exploration and evaluation are important points along the journey to using eye gaze to access communication.
Learn how to use the Scanning Observation Form.
Use this needs assessment as part of an initial AAC evaluation or for on-going assessment after AAC strategies and tools have been implemented.
This document describes access features, intended user conditions,and key considerations.
This screening tool is designed to point you toward potential access methods for communication devices in just a few minutes.
Use this visual checklist to identify the most meaningful topics to a person with aphasia for more authentic conversations.
Use this tool to help decide if someone might be a candidate for AAC.
Use the Dynamic AAC Goals Grid-2 to assess and reassess an individual’s skills in AAC and to assist in developing a comprehensive plan.
Use this form to assist the AAC evaluation process and to identify the potential needs of implementing eye gaze technology.
Get started with selecting an appropriate access method using these guides.
Use this tool to observe an individual in various settings and/or to interview his/her caregivers.
Use this tool to help you observe the communication environment as part of an overall AAC Assessment.
Use this tool to plan a communication opportunity when assessing for AAC.
This document provides you with information to set up and conduct a successful virtual AAC assessment.
This checklist can be used in assessment and intervention for symbol-based communicators.