Implementation Toolkit

Valuable, real-life resources and suggestions for implementing AAC to encourage successful communication. The Implementation Toolkit is a collection of video and print-based resources created to help you facilitate successful interaction using AAC.

Introduction to InterAACt

This learning path contains print and video resources introducing the foundations and language elements in InterAACt. Use these resources to become familiar with InterAACt, to learn how to introduce language elements to augmented communicators and train communication partners.

Selecting a User – Overview of Users Video
In this 10-minute video, we will prepare you to create a custom user in InterAACT based on age and communication ability.

Resource Type: Video

InterAACT Framework Guide
InterAACT Framework Guide to help you select an appropriate user based on age and level of communication ability. Learn more about the language elements in InterAACT with our "Interacting with InterAACT" video and print resources.

Resource Type: File

Interacting with InterAACT – Series 5 - Overview of Language Elements Video
Use this 7 minute video to become familiar with the language elements for language use and structure in InterAACT (e.g., Common Constructions, Quickfires, Core Word Strategies).

Resource Type: Video

Interacting with InterAACt - Navigator
Use this 10 minute video to become familiar with the way InterAACt in the Navigator user supports efficient and precise communication as well as interaction with other technology.

Resource Type: Video

Interacting with InterAACT – Xpress
Use this 10 minute video to become familiar with the way InterAACt in the Xpress supports efficient and precise communication as well as interaction with other technology.

Resource Type: Video

Communication Partner Preparation – Learning Common Constructions
Information about what Common Constructions are, how they expand communication and how to learn those that are available in InterAACT. View our Communication Partner Preparation Video as well as additional print resources in the Implmentation Toolkit (e.g., Communication Partner Preparation - Learning Quickfires, Communication Partner Preparation - Introducing AAC into an Activity Checklist).

Resource Type: File

Interacting with InterAACT – Visual Scenes
Updated! Information about the benefits of visual scenes for AAC users. Learn more about the language elements in InterAACT with our "Interacting with InterAACT" video and print resources.

Resource Type: File

Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT – Common Constructions Intro Video
This 2 ½ minute video accompanies our “Lesson/Therapy Plan – InterAACT - Common Constructions” resource. It is a quick introduction to the power of Common Constructions to open the door to communication in specific contexts.

Resource Type: File

Communication Partner Preparation – Learning Quickfires
Information about what Quickfires are, how they expand communication and how to learn those that are available in InterAACT. View our Communication Partner Preparation Video as well as additional print resources in the Implmentation Toolkit (e.g., Communication Partner Preparation - Learning My Phrases, Communication Partner Preparation - Introducing AAC into an Activity Checklist).

Resource Type: File

Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT – Quickfires Intro Video
This 2 ½ minute video accompanies our “Lesson/Therapy Plan – InterAACT – Quickfires” resource. It is a quick introduction to the power of Quickfires.

Resource Type: File

Communication Partner Preparation – Learning My Phrases
Information about what My Phrases are, how they expand communication and how to learn those that are available in InterAACT. View our Communication Partner Preparation Video as well as additional print resources in the Implmentation Toolkit (e.g., Communication Partner Preparation - Learning Quickfires, Communication Partner Preparation - Introducing AAC into an Activity Checklist).

Resource Type: File

Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT – My Phrases Intro Video
This 3 minute video accompanies our “Lesson/Therapy Plan – InterAACT - My Phrases” resource. It highlights how My Phrases can make conversation more natural.

Resource Type: File

Communication Partner Preparation – Learning My Words
Information about what My Words are, how they expand communication and how to learn those that are available in InterAACT. View our Communication Partner Preparation Video as well as additional print resources in the Implmentation Toolkit (e.g., Communication Partner Preparation - Learning Quickfires, Communication Partner Preparation - Introducing AAC into an Activity Checklist).

Resource Type: File

Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT – My Words Intro Video
This 2 ½ minute video accompanies our “Lesson/Therapy Plan – InterAACT -My Words” resource. It shares the use of My Words as a conversational dictionary.

Resource Type: File

Communication Partner Preparation – Learning Core Word Strategy
Information about what Core Word Strategies are, which are available on the Series V and how to learn the vocabulary available. View our Communication Partner Preparation Video as well as additional print resources in the Implmentation Toolkit (e.g., Communication Partner Preparation - Learning Quickfires, Communication Partner Preparation - Introducing AAC into an Activity Checklist).

Resource Type: File

Communication Partner Preparation – Learning Keyboards
Information about what types of keyboards are available in InterAACT and how to communicate with them. View our Communication Partner Preparation Video as well as additional print resources in the Implmentation Toolkit (e.g., Communication Partner Preparation - Learning Quickfires, Communication Partner Preparation - Introducing AAC into an Activity Checklist).

Resource Type: File

Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT – Combining the Language Elements Intro Video
This 2 minute video accompanies our “Lesson/Therapy Plan – InterAACT - Combining Language Elements” resource. It is a quick introduction to flexibility and power of communication when a variety of language elements are used.

Resource Type: File

Interacting with InterAACT – Bibliography
References to research that informed the development of InterAACT. Learn more about the language elements in InterAACT with our "Interacting with InterAACT" video and print resources.

Resource Type: File

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Implementation Toolkit

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