Augmentative Communication

    • Core Vocabulary
    • Communicative Temptations
    • Communication Bill of Rights
    • Language Lab
      • The Prentke Romich Company AAC Language Lab is designed to help you teach language for a lifetime, thus empowering the AAC communicator to develop expressive language to his or her optimum potential.
    • Tobii Dynavox Training
      • Valuable, real-life resources and examples to help you facilitate successful communication using AAC - at home, at school and in the community. Our Implementation Toolkit resources feature topics related to AAC for children and adults who are beginning or advanced communicators, including instructional materials that can be viewed online, as well as a variety of print materials that can be downloaded from our website.
    • AAC Interventions
      • Carolyn Musslewhite’s site; includes index of “Tips of the Month” for AAC
    • AEX IntelliTools
      • If you have Classroom Suite software, go to this activity exchange to download lots of fun, free activities.
    • Signing Savvy
      • American Sign Language browser
    • AssistiveWare
      • Proloquo2go support, videos, and tutorials
    • Communication Matrix
      • The communication matrix
    • Partner Augmented Input - Instructional Video
      • DynaVox Implementation Toolkit.
      • Research supports the benefit for use of this technique for language learning. Learn what Partner Augmented Input is and how to use it in daily environments with AAC Users in this 20-minute video.
    • Partner Augmented Input
      • This handout describes an evidence-based modeling technique that can be used at home and in the classroom.
    • Vocabulary Selection
      • Need help figuring out what words need to be added to your child's speech generating device (SGD)? Download this guide to help you organize the customization process.
    • Tar Heel Reader
    • Adapted Core Word Books

     

Reading

    • Starfall
      • Phonics and Phonemic awareness – Grades pre-k through 2
    • Roy the Zebra
      • Guided reading and reading games. Includes words that rhyme, high frequency words, capital letters and periods.
    • Star Words
      • Sight words in space. Match the shape of the word.
    • Your Child Learns
      • Free online phonics games
    • Your Child Learns Bridge to Reading
      • Bridge to reading. Letter matching words with visual cues.
    • Storyline Online
      • Streaming video program featuring famous actors reading children’s books aloud. (sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation)
    • Reading Quest
      • ReadingQuest is designed to provide social studies teachers with the philosophical bases for sound comprehension strategy instruction, directions for a range of comprehension and content reading strategies, and printable handouts and masters for transparencies.
    • Mansfield/Richland County Public Library
      • Flash media games for learning Dolch words

General Academic Skills

    • Help Kidz Learn
      • NEW! Fun games for young children and those with learning difficulties. Activities designed for use with single-switch, two switches, touch screen or mouse.
    • Fun Brain
      • Reading and math games – Grade k-8
    • Cool Math Games
      • Pre-math games, shapes/colors, logic, memory activities. (Spike's Game Zone are "non-thinking type" games). Shapes and colors-feed fribbit, skill rotate and roll, games for little kids-jumping arrow
    • Cyber Kidz Games
      • Math, geography and literacy games. Simple activities that work well with a touch screen. Age 4-balloon pop (touch window), creative- painting, music 3
    • Sheppard Software
      • Games to teach colors, shapes, time, arithmetic, animals, science, history. There are puzzles, brain games and painting activities.
    • San Diego Zoo
      • Live San Diego zoo cameras on habitats for pandas, polar bears, elephants, and apes.
    • Kid Zui Videos
      • Fun online games, silly videos and websites that have been approved by parents and teachers.
    • Speaking of Speech
      • A library of picture communication boards (Boardmaker) and activities in a variety of categories including: Auditory Processing, AAC/AugCom, Language, Life Skills, Literacy Skills, and Cooking
    • Childcare Land
      • Early learning activities - games, lacing, printable materials
    • Making Learning Fun
      • Early learning- printable activities by theme
    • PBS
      • Early learning - games and resources (some are online, some are materials you create)
    • Sprout Online
      • Early learning – recipes, games,
    • Nick Jr.
      • Early learning – games, printables, crafts
    • http://www.dltk-kids.com/
      • Early learning – printable crafts, games, books and more
    • Kids Know It
      • Elementary skill level – games and free websites: science, social studies, math, reading
    • Arcademics Skill Builders
      • Elementary skill level – arcade format multi-player games targeting language arts, math, and geography skills

Social Skills