The following information is relevant to assistive technology (AT) and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Use the links below to jump to each category.
- Council for Exceptional Children is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities and/or the gifted.
- The International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication's mission is to improve communication and the quality of life for people with severe communication disorders.
- Office of Special Education Programs contains information on IDEA, grants, training and information.
- Oregon Technology Access Program provides training, information, technical assistance and resources regarding the uses of technology for children with disabilities.
- United States Society for Alternative and Augmentative Communication is an organization that addresses the needs of persons who are either severly speech impaired or unable to speak.
- The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Communication Enhancement promotes AAC technology.
- This site is dedicated to advancing the communication of people who rely on AAC.
- This site features practical intervention products and ideas.
- This site features adaptive equipment and alternative methods for accessing computers.
- Augmentative communication on-line users group
Closing the Gap
- Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation
- An on-line newsletter for families and others interested in Down Syndrome and related disabilities.
Dynavox Exchange Page
- This site features pre-programmed pages for the DynaVox family of Augmentative and Alternative
Communication (AAC) devices and software and are offered free for client use.
Gateway to Language and Learning
- Materials specific to the Gateway language page sets, handouts from workshops and other AAC materials by Joan Bruno, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
- National Center to Improve Practices in Special Education Through Technology, Media and Materials
- contains online information and support for Asperger Syndrome.
- the internet's oldest producer of free electronic books, eBooks or etexts. This site contains more than 10,000 titles.
- Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
- This site lists selected links to assistive technology and augmentative communication resources for children with disabilities.
- This educational website has been developed through the collaborative efforts of University of Washington faculty and regional clinical experts in AC.
Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) - contains materials, research articles, assessment forms and other resources.