Implementing Alternative Access Communication (AAC)

Program Description

A child learns to communicate using visual symbolsRecorded: May 25, 2022 – Implementing AAC has been a challenge for many professionals. This is often where the communication plan falls apart. Without a proper implementation plan many AAC devices go unused. Additionally, following the communication plan is essential to the success of a person’s use of an AAC device.

In this webinar, participants will learn:

  • How to create an AAC implementation plan
  • Who should be involved in creating and implementing the plan
  • How to provide ongoing assessment of the communication plan


Jessi Wright – Maine CITE, Director – Jessi Wright is an assistive technology professional (ATP) overseeing Maine CITE, the state assistive technology program in Maine. She has worked in the disability field for over 15 years in various capacities around the country including residential programs, providing autism services, teaching in special education, university disability services, and working closely with vocational rehabilitation.


Resources discussed in webinar:
Implementing Alternative Access Communication (AAC) Powerpoint – PDF

Rev: 5/31/2022