Tips for Funding in Washington State:
Justifying Specific AAC Features
to writing a strong Letter of Justification for funding is a thorough
understanding of AAC equipment features. Be sure to read the "Understanding
AAC Features" section of this website before you read the detailed
for Selection Set Features
how the visual, auditory or tactile presentation of vocabulary to the
user can justify particular device recommendations to funding agencies.
for Output Features
Tips on how output options (e.g. voice output, visual displays) may be
essential for a given individual's health and safety.
for Vocabulary Features
The size and type of vocabulary vary tremendously among devices. These
features are often crucial in determining whether funding is appropriate
for a given device.
for Access Features
Last but not least, we will cover access options (e.g. keyboards versus
single switch access) and how this impacts funding for equipment.
for Physical Features
size and portability of devices can make them appropriate or inappropriate
for a given individual.