Training instructional videos by Kids Included Together. Picture schedules and communication are the topic of several videos.
Video showing use of tactile symbols for people who are deaf blind.
This video from CONNECT: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge shows a 3-year old boy using his AAC device to communicate to his mom about going to the grocery store, and while at the grocery store.
This video from CONNECT: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge shows a 3-year old boy using his AAC device to communicate during lunchtime.
This PDF explains switches and the importance of sensory input as well as the movement of the device hooked up to the switch. The document also explains the importance of choosing the correct switch toy per child needs and interest.
This PDF explains use of switches for language purposes, the document describes the various switches; single message, multiple message,etc. Also included are common phrases that could be programmed into the device. Helpful ideas on how to combine activities with the message device are included.
This PDF explains use of switches, different types of switches, and how to adapt toys to be used with switches as well as switch interface use.
Webliography of selected resources and links for finding and using symbols/pictures to support communication and learning.
The Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative provides literacy kits for children ages birth to 3 on this website. The kits teach parents, teachers and/or caregivers how to use communication boards, vocabulary lists and questions to foster early literacy and communications skills in children.
How to make a soap holder and foam shapes/letters for bath time fun.