Here are some resources to help you get started learning more about AAC from AAC users and professionals who specialize in supporting AAC learners. Hyperlinks have been provided as much as possible.
This documentary film is about the journey of DJ Savarese, a disabled non-speaking autistic, who communicates using a variety of AAC support.
This roadtrip documentary follows two autistic disability advocates, Tracy Thresher and Larry Bissonette, as they travel the world to share about autism and non-speaking autistics on an international scale. Both Tracy and Larry are AAC users.
This documentary is about a young woman named Jordyn who shares the story of her childhood growing up without AAC and other support(s), and how receiving robust AAC at age 18 supported her in graduating high school, pursuing higher education, and becoming an advocate for others who are non-speaking or primarily non-speaking.
You can also find Jennifer, an SLP and AAC Specialist, on Etsy.
You can also find Janna Bedoyan on Facebook and Etsy.
You can also find more information from Kate McLaughlin, CCC-SLP at https://www.theaaccoach.com/.
You can also find more information from Alexandra Zachos, CCC-SLP at https://www.meaningfulspeech.com/.
Krys is an autistic Mom to an autistic son and shares their personal journey with her son learning to use AAC to communicate.
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