Comparing AAC Apps: A Look at the Language & Other Features
Well, the school year is all of 3 days old and already we’ve had plenty of questions about AAC apps. Sigh. We’ve had our ups and downs with AAC on mobile devices, but there is no sense rehashing all of that here. Instead, we’ll focus on some of the tools we use when helping to determine which, if any, are a good fit for a particular communicator.
Feature Match Checklists & Forms:
Our Rubric for Evaluating the Language Aspects of the AAC App
Other Helpful Sources
- Scoop.It collection and Pinterest boards with AAC app sites and videos
- OCALI’s listing of apps for individuals with ASD
- Tech Connect’s Apps Assistant
- The App Academy’s site for app training videos
Filed under: PrAACtical Thinking
Tagged With: Apps, assessment, checklist, feature match, resources, rubric
This post was written by Carole Zangari
We have some training modules focused on AT/AAC. We have an ipad training module that is not up yet but some of the handouts have been presented at conferences and can be found at:
DEC Fall 2012 presentation on iPads-handouts-Oh the Places you will go presentation
I can also send you a copy of the app selection guide I created for our training use to post. Kathleen Sadao, SEEDS Project
Thanks so much for stopping by and for the kind words. The handout and guide both sound wonderful. Off to check out the link you provided… Thanks again!