AAC Equipment Features
The key to success with AAC devices and low tech strategies is
a thorough understanding of AAC "features".
the information here and learn how the features of a device or strategy
can make it uniquely suited to an individual's needs.
we cover the various selection sets (e.g. symbol or letter displays) and
how they can make a communication method uniquely suited to a given individual.
This section will cover output options (e.g. voice output, visual displays)
and how some options are essential for a given individual's communication
The size and type of vocabulary vary tremendously among devices. These
features are often crucial in determining whether a method is appropriate
for a given individual.
The way in which a device or strategy can be accessed (e.g. keyboards
versus single switch access) greatly affects AAC decision-making.
size and portability are just some of the characteristics of devices and
strategies that can make them appropriate or inappropriate for an individual