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Enabling Person-Directed Planning for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Users

Enabling Person Directed Planning for AAC Users - Guide Book

The Enabling Person-Directed Planning for AAC Users guidebook, is designed to help persons who use augmentative and alternative communication take an active role in the person-directed planning process. The guidebook outlines a 5-phase process, based on established best-practices in AAC and transition planning for persons with disabilities, for developing partner communication strategies with planning recipients who use AAC.

Enabling Person-Directed Planning for AAC Users: Guidebook


Once you have read through the guidebook, you can download the specific toolkits (sample checklists) and blank templates that are included within the guide for use later.

Screening Tools for Information on AAC Usage

Appendix A — Toolkit

Gathering Preliminary AAC Information/Current AAC Usage

Appendix B — Toolkit

Communication Context Interview / Observation

Appendix C — Toolkit

AAC Considerations Matrix for Person-Directed Planning

Appendix D — Toolkit

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