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.

Opening the Box - Tango

This learning path consists of video and print resources to assist you in “Opening the Box” to successful implementation of the Tango. Use these resources to help you get started using the Tango. You will be able to download various materials to be used with Emergent and Context-Dependent Communicators, and will have access to custom content.

Opening the Box - Tango
This 20 minute video outlines suggestions and steps to help you get started using the Tango. Exploring pre-programmed content, customizing the home screens, and creating custom content are discussed.

Resource Type: Video

Implementing Tango for the Emergent Communicator
In this 10 minute video, we discuss the basics when implementing the Tango for a Emergent Communicator. Resources available for download are reviewed.

Resource Type: Video

Tango Activities to Interact for the Emergent Communicator
This resource provides a series of EZ Set Activity Cards. Directions on how to implement various custom made EZ Sets are provided.

Resource Type: File

Tango for the Emergent Communicator: EZ Set Vocabulary Worksheet
This worksheet can be used when creating and selecting vocabulary for new EZ Sets.

Resource Type: File

Implementing Tango for the Context-Dependent Communicator
In this 15 minute video, we discuss the basics when implementing the Tango for a Context-Dependent Communicator. Resources available for download are reviewed.

Resource Type: Video

Tango Activities to Interact for the Context-Dependent Communicator
Talk Topic Activity Cards can be printed out and used as a low-tech teaching support for three different Talk Topics on the Tango.

Resource Type: File

Tango Activities to Interact for the Context-Dependent Communicator - Supported Reading
In this .zip file, there are five Supported Reading Books to be used in connection with two different Talk Topics on the Tango. The books support early literacy and learning how Talk Topics are organized.

Resource Type: File

Tango for the Context-Dependent Communicator: Talk Topic Vocabulary Worksheet
This worksheet can be used when creating and selecting vocabulary for new Talk Topics.

Resource Type: File

Communication Partner Preparation – Selecting Activities Worksheet
UPDATED for expanded use! Use this worksheet individually or with a team to decide the activities in which to implement use of AAC and in what order whether for initial use or for specific goals and situations. Also, use this tool to select vocabulary and strategies to support use. 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

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Implementation Toolkit

The Implementation Toolkit is a collection of video and print-based resources created to help you facilitate successful interaction using AAC.

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