iPad & AAC – Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) on Mobile Devices

The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Communication Enhancement (AAC‐RERC) recently released a whitepaper to raise issues related to mobile technologies and AAC Apps and to encourage discussion and collaboration among AAC stakeholders. Researchers interviewed more than 25 AAC “thought leaders” between January and March, 2011, representing multiple stakeholder groups. The document offers a brief historical perspective and informed view on the direction of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) services and technologies on mobile devices.

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About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, helps others make sense and make use of digital tools through his work, websites and social media. He has over 30 years experience in educational technology, including teaching, administration and professional development. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale to help others become more comfortable and competent with the iPad, in person and online. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for technology trainers.