TIES Inclusive Practices Series (TIPS): Preparing the AAC User for the Next Grade (#25)

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Description

For students who are non-speaking and communicate using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), it is important to support their communication needs during grade level transitions to ensure that the academic, social, and communication gains continue into the next grade. This TIP provides concrete ideas to plan for successful grade level transitions for ACC Users.

Suggested Citation

Kearns, J. (2022, August). Preparing the AAC user for the next grade. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, TIES Center. https://publications.ici.umn.edu/ties/communicative-competence-tips/preparing-aac-user-for-next-grade

Details

Date
August 2022 
Type
Tip Sheet 
Publisher
TIES Center: Increasing Time, Instructional Effectiveness, Engagement, and State Support for Inclusive Practices for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Topics

  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Assistive/adaptive technology