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.

Teaching Vocabulary in InterAACT

How do you teach the vocabulary in InterAACT? These lesson/therapy plans contain activities that will help you. Use them in 1:1 or group sessions as well as in classrooms. They can be modified for individuals varying in age and language skills.

Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT –Common Constructions
Learning where the vocabulary is located in an AAC device and how to use it for communication is vital to the individual’s success. InterAACT has six language elements. Use the activities in this lesson/therapy plan to teach functional use of Common Constructions. This lesson/therapy plan is appropriate for use in a variety of settings (e.g., individual and group therapy, day programs, classroom, home) for any age group. State educational standards are referenced for those using it in a classroom setting.

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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.

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Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT – Quickfires
Learning where the vocabulary is located in an AAC device and how to use it for communication is vital to the individual’s success. InterAACT has six language elements. Use the activities in this lesson/therapy plan to teach functional use of Quickfires. This lesson/therapy plan is appropriate for use in a variety of settings (e.g., individual and group therapy, day programs, classroom, home) for any age group. State educational standards are referenced for those using it in a classroom setting.

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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.

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Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT – My Phrases
Learning where the vocabulary is located in an AAC device and how to use it for communication is vital to the individual’s success. InterAACT has six language elements. Use the activities in this lesson/therapy plan to teach functional use of My Phrases. This lesson/therapy plan is appropriate for use in a variety of settings (e.g., individual and group therapy, day programs, classroom, home) for any age group. State educational standards are referenced for those using it in a classroom setting.

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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.

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Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT -My Words
Learning where the vocabulary is located in an AAC device and how to use it for communication is vital to the individual’s success. InterAACT has six language elements. Use the activities in this lesson/therapy plan to teach functional use of My Words. This lesson/therapy plan is appropriate for use in a variety of settings (e.g., individual and group therapy, day programs, classroom, home) for any age group. State educational standards are referenced for those using it in a classroom setting.

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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.

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Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT –Combining the Language Elements
Using InterAACT’s language elements in combination encourages flexible and powerful communication. Use the activities in this lesson/therapy plan to teach how to combine language elements for more functional communication. We would suggest use of this lesson/therapy plan after teaching the individual language elements. These plans appropriate for use in a variety of settings (e.g., individual and group therapy, day programs, classroom, home) for any age group. State educational standards are referenced for those using it in a classroom setting.

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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.

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Lesson/Therapy Plan—Combining Elements—Windy Day Practice Video
This 1 ½ minute video provides messages and situations with which an AAC user can interact. This video is best used in combination with our “Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT –Combining the Language Elements” resource in which a script containing the AAC user’s messages and locations of messages are available.

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Lesson/Therapy Plan—Combining Elements—Get Dressed Practice Video
This 1 ½ minute video provides messages and situations with which an AAC user can interact. This video is best used in combination with our “Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT –Combining the Language Elements” resource in which a script containing the AAC user’s messages and locations of messages are available.

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Lesson/Therapy Plan—Combining Elements—Making Cookies Practice Video
This 4 ½ minute video provides messages and situations with which an AAC user can interact. This video is best used in combination with our “Lesson/Therapy Plans – InterAACT –Combining the Language Elements” resource in which a script containing the AAC user’s messages and locations of messages are available.

Resource Type: Video

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