Here is the recording of the four-part webinar series of Learn to Communicate - Q&A Sessions - with AAC Specialist, Lauren S Enders! Each session is for 30 minutes. 

Part 1

Oct 2nd 2019  

Part 2 

Oct 8th 2019

Part 3 

Oct 15th 2019

Part 4

Oct 23rd 2019

Related Resources: 

Attributing Meaning

Attributing Meaning in AAC: click here 


Core Vocabulary

Helpful post about teaching Core Vocabulary: click here (from PrAACtical AAC)

Core Word Lists:

- Gail Van Tatenhove's 300 word starter list - click here 

- AAC Language lab - 100 high frequency core words - click here


Vocabulary Questionnaire 

Vocabulary Questionnaire to help identify key fringe (personally relevant) words: click here

Encouraging Communication

Helpful handout of activities and topics at home that can be used to encourage communication: click here (PDF)

Wetherby and Pryzant - Communicative temptations (1989)

For developing literacy 

Click here - Tar Heel reader 

Parent blog

Dana Nieder's blog - Uncommon Sense


Here is an older but excellent article on the dangers of excessive prompting - click here 

Refer to attached documents below for the following: 

- Prompting hierarchy ALSLP

- Gail Van Tatenhove's prompting hierarchy

- Kate Ahern's umbrella prompt hierarchy

- Rachel Langley's prompt hierarchy

- PRC's prompt hierarchy