Talking with an AAC user for the first time may feel daunting. It’s common to have worries.
- “Will I understand them?”
- “Will they understand me?”
- “What will I do if it all goes wrong?”
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) covers a huge range of techniques that support or replace spoken communication. These include gestures, signing, symbols, word boards, communication boards and books, as well as Voice Output Communication Aids (VOCAs).