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Communication Corner – October is Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Awareness Month

What is AAC?
AAC includes all forms of communication (other than oral speech) that are used to express thoughts, needs, wants, and ideas.

What is Aided AAC?
When tools are used to support communication. The tools can be light tech or high tech.  High tech systems are computer based and light tech systems are not.

Where can I learn more?
TechOWL offers a free AAC Essentials Course that is designed to increase your understanding of AAC. There is a course for Supports Coordinators, for family, friends, and others, for AAC users, and for administrators and leaders. Check it out at