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Common Questions About AAC

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) refers to any system, device, or technique (e.g. signing or pictures) that improves the ability of a person with a communication impairment to communicate effectively. This guide answers some of the most common questions we receive about when to consider AAC devices and how they may be able to assist.

Classroom Communication

The Indigo Schools Team have developed a range of resources about assistive technology within a classroom environment. Visit our dedicated page on classroom communication resources.



Using phones can be a challenge for people with disability for many reasons such as frequently changing technology, access to information and physical and cognitive barriers.  This guide aims to assist people to find the right phone solution for them.


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