The Communication Supports Tool- This tool developed by TASN ATBS and Infinitec members supports collaboration with assessment and planning.
Communication Matrix The Communication Matrix is a free online assessment tool created to help professionals and family members support people with severe communication disorders in their journey toward greater self-expression
Design to Learn This website includes free materials for download and free online communication assessment services.
AAC Planning Tool (APT) The APT is an interactive notebook with a menu of suggested AAC assessment tools based on the individual’s current level of communicative independence “that helps to guide the dynamic assessment process.
The Dynamic AAC Goals Grid-2 (DAGG-2) is a tool that allows you to assess and describe your AAC user across 2 domains, communication skill level, and communicative competence
How We Do It: Assessing AAC Skills and Competencies to Inform Intervention & Show Progress A post in PrAACtical AAC that discusses the development of the second edition of the Dynamic AAC Goals Grid.
Supporting Complex Communicators in my Classroom - This resource is designed to offer ideas that will get you started in building rapport and supporting your students with complex communication needs. It is not intended to offer long-term solutions or take the place of important plans your team will make regarding your student’s communication. Start here but don’t stop here!
Autism Circuit Autism Tools and Techniques ready to print
Project-Core A Stepping-Up Technology Implementation Grant Directed by the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies
KS-Infinitec-is an innovative assistive and education technology program that offers schools in Kansas access to state-of-the-art technology information, equipment, and professional learning resources, as well as a wide variety of instructional resources based on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
Equipment Resources developed by Ks-Infinitec (updated 9//7/2021) Find information for communication system vendors, lending/rental libraries, and assistive technology equipment vendors (mounts, switches).
TASN Uploaded Communication Resources -a link to resources related to communication on the TASN website.
Texas Statewide Leadership for Autism Training: Training, support, and resources for educators and families serving students with autism, including online courses and a video library.
Autism Focused Intervention Resources and Modules (AFIRM) These modules share a step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring an EBP with learners with ASD from birth to 22 years of age. Some topics include functional communication training, picture exchange, modeling, AAC, etc.
PrAACtical AAC Website: Master PAL Training Series - A framework for supporting communication partners.
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