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Simple AAC workshops for schools

These workshops are designed for anyone who works with young people with complex communication needs.

Simple AAC workshops for schools

Simple AAC talk for AAC in the Cloud

Smartbox SLT Daisy Clay is shares easy to follow strategies and practical ideas for anyone supporting early AAC learners, at this year's AAC in the Cloud conference

Simple AAC talk for AAC in the Cloud

Get started with Simple AAC

Join our SIMPLE AAC webinar where and explore the ways you can support early AAC users to develop their communication, with tips and ideas for getting started.

Get started with Simple AAC

Simple AAC: 9. Comment

Simple AAC – 9. Comment When a child first starts to speak, you often hear adults asking questions like “what’s that?” and “what’s this?”. Why do they ask these questions when…

Simple AAC: 9. Comment

Simple AAC: 8. Add Words

Simple AAC – 8. Add Words Once an AAC learner begins to use single words, you can start to support their language by showing them how to ADD WORDS to what they have said. For example, if…

Simple AAC: 8. Add Words

Simple AAC: 7. Always Available

Simple AAC – 7. Always Available AAC should ALWAYS be AVAILABLE. If an AAC learner does not have access to AAC, then how will they ever learn to use it? Or if they only have access to AAC…

Simple AAC: 7. Always Available

Simple AAC: 6. Explore

Simple AAC – 6. Explore I often hear concerns from teachers and parents about allowing AAC learners to “play” with their device, if they seem to be selecting cells at random. This is…

Simple AAC: 6. Explore

Simple AAC: 5. Language

Simple AAC – 5. Language When teaching AAC try to remember all of the different reasons we use language. It’s not just about asking for things! (Although this can be very motivating for…

Simple AAC: 5. Language

Simple AAC: 4. Pause

Simple AAC – 4. Pause Sometimes we can underestimate just how much time an AAC learner needs before they can respond to us. Learners with complex needs might need longer to process what…

Simple AAC: 4. Pause

Simple AAC: 3. Months and Months

Simple AAC – 3. Months and Months Learning AAC takes time. It’s really important to remember that we might not see results straight away, and some AAC learners will need MONTHS and MONTHS…

Simple AAC: 3. Months and Months

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