20 Best AAC Blogs and Websites (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)
Here are 20 Best AAC Blogs you should follow in 2023
1. PrAACtical AAC
PrAACtical AAC supports a community of professionals and families who are determined to improve the communication and literacy abilities of people with significant communication difficulties. It was founded in 2011 by two SLP professors, Carole Zangari and the late Robin Parker, around a shared passion for AAC.
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30.4K⋅ 6K ⋅3 posts / week Get Email Contact More
2. AssistiveWare Blog
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
The AssistiveWare blog features helpful AAC tips, stories from our users, and much more. AssistiveWare works closely with the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) community to build AAC apps to help people communicate with the world. Our mission is to make AAC an effective and accepted means of communication.
33.6K⋅ 5.5K ⋅1 post / month Get Email Contact More
3. Jane Farrall Consulting
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Jane is a speech pathologist and special educator passionate about literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology. With over 20 years of experience in the disability and assistive technology field she has lots of practical experience working with people with a range of abilities. She also has extensive practical experience in both Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and in teaching children and adults with disabilities to acquire literacy.
4.7K⋅ 4.7K ⋅3 posts / month Get Email Contact More
4. RERC on AAC
The RERC on AAC is a collaborative center committed to advancing knowledge and producing innovative engineering solutions in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Our research and development program will emphasize strong tech transfer and employ a comprehensive dissemination plan to improve outcomes for children and adults with both developmental and acquired disabilities across the life span.
998 ⋅13 posts / year Get Email Contact More
5. AAC at Penn State
The Penn State AAC community of faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students are dedicated to enhancing communication and improving the overall quality of life for individuals who have complex communication needs and their families. We are seeking to improve outcomes for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, developmental apraxia, traumatic brain injuries, aphasia, ALS /Lou Gehrig's disease and many other disabilities through the use of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
1 post / month Get Email Contact More
6. Communication Community » AAC
Follow this page for all things AAC! As licensed speech-language pathologists, we wanted to create an inclusive site containing resources that caregivers, educators, and related service providers alike can utilize to strengthen their communicative connections and developmental understanding towards the individuals they care for every day.
232⋅ 2.2K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact More
7. Beautiful Speech Life Blog
Inspiration, tips and products for the smart SLP. Anne is an ASHA certified speech language pathologist with a Master of Science degree in Speech Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University. She is an award-winning blogger and international speaker. She has worked as a speech therapist for a Title I school for the past 11 years. She is currently the Assistive Technology Lead serving 19 schools in Phoenix. Anne is passionate about AAC. She loves the challenge of finding the best communication support system for her students.
4.3K⋅ 716 ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More
8. NWACS Blog
Authors share AAC and AT expertise for stakeholders including professionals and families. The Northwest Augmentative Communication Society (NWACS) is a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing the communication effectiveness of persons who can benefit from augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
623⋅ 496 ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact More
9. Communication Matters Blog
Leeds, England, UK
Communication Matters is a UK-wide organisation that supports people of all ages who find it hard to communicate because they have little or no clear speech. Communication Matters values people who use any form of communication. We promote the individual's right to participate in all aspects of life by using their most appropriate means of communication to express their thoughts, feelings, needs and desires.
4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More
10. Forbes AAC Blog
Mansfield, Ohio, US
The Forbes AAC blog is education and research based resource training for SLPs who are focused on AAC implementation, language development, and the best way to use communication devices in therapeutic situations. At Forbes AAC, we are here because of our passion to help people overcome communication challenges, break down walls and lift one another up through personalized customer service and technology.
1.3K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact More
11. AAC Language Lab
The AAC Language Lab offers real-life solutions in support of language development. Explore language stages and interactive materials designed for Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs), Educators and Parents.
1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More
The Intersections of therapy, technology with an emphasis on AAC, education, and other random stuff. Jim Tignor is the Regional Market Director for Tobii Dynavox. He holds a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy. For 18 years, Jim worked in NC public schools, focusing on Assistive Technology.
1 post / month Get Email Contact More
13. AAC Girls
At this site, my friends and I will be sharing quick posts, mini tips, and think outlouds!
2 posts / month Get Email Contact More
14. Erna Alant Consultancy Blog
Bloomington, Indiana, US
The articles in Erna Alant's blog focus on augmentative & alternative communication (AAC) and meaning-making for the severely disabled. Erna's passion is to work with individuals who have little or no speech, their families, and teachers to help individuals and families to experience social closeness and friendship in interaction.
113⋅ 98⋅⋅⋅ ⋅1 post / week Popular Post In-classroom Learning with AAC Students: One Step at a Time Get Contact Get Started
15. USSAAC News
USSAAC is an organization dedicated to supporting the needs and rights of people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Our community includes people who can benefit from AAC, family members, professionals from multiple disciplines, students, and AAC-related companies and institutions.
2.9K⋅ 4.4K ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More
16. AAC Community Blog
AAC Community is a resource for and about people who communicate without speaking. We all have a human right to communicate. We don't lose that right if we have a disability. People with a disability may have complex communication needs. There are many disabilities that may affect a person's ability to communicate.
3K⋅ 726 ⋅6 posts / year Get Email Contact More
17. Smarty Symbols » AAC
This section features articles on AAC. We believe that children deserve choices and access to high-quality and modern visual support options. Smarty Symbols will be the future of visual support and it has already inspired users around the world to support student's communication and learning talents.
3.4K⋅ 740 ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More
18. Rachel Madel Speech Therapy » AAC
Los Angeles, California, US
Follow the blog to get helpful speech therapy tips and more! Rachel Madel is a board-certified pediatric speech-language pathologist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of children with various communication disorders including autism, cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, down syndrome, childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and other developmental disorders.
2.7K⋅ 279 ⋅20 posts / year Get Email Contact More
19. Building AAC Blog
De Pere, Wisconsin, US
Building AAC is a specialized speech & language therapy practice in Northeastern Wisconsin that focuses on individuals with complex communication needs who need help with developing and obtaining a comprehensive augmentative communication system.
1K⋅ 359 ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More
20. AAC Voices Blog
Boston, Massachusetts, US
AAC Voices is a business specializing in helping individuals with complex communication needs. Our mission, as AAC Voices, is to reach individuals and help them develop their own unique voice through access to robust augmentative and alternative communication systems, immersive aided language input experiences and targeted interventions for communication, literacy, life and leisure skills.
2.5K⋅ 66 ⋅2 posts / year Get Email Contact More
|Blogger Name||Blog Link||Total Blog Posts|
|Erna Alant Business||ernaalantconsultancy.com/blog||10|
|Katie Threlkeld, M.S., CCC-SLP||forbesaac.com/blog||20|
|Emily Hansar Laubscher||rerc-aac.psu.edu/category/news||9|
|Emily Hansar Laubscher||aac.psu.edu||7|
|Laura Hayes, M.S., CCC-SLP||forbesaac.com/blog||1|
|Megan Henzel, MOT, OTR/L, ATP||forbesaac.com/blog||1|
|Elyse Goldshein, M.S., CCC-SLP||forbesaac.com/blog||1|
|By: Jennifer Schubring, M.S., CCC-SLP||buildingaac.com/blog-1||1|
|Amy Black-Ryel, M.A., CCC-SLP||forbesaac.com/blog||1|
AAC Blog Topics
|Topic||Number of posts|
|AAC Link Up||21|
|Video Of The Week||15|
|Let's Talk AAC||3|
|Augmentative And Alternative Communication||2|
|Graduate Student Research||2|
|Topic||Past Month Count|