Welcome

Welcome to the AAC Learning Center Moodle!

This site provides resources for learning about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and is a joint offering of the RERC on AAC and the AAC program at Penn State University.

If you would like to participate in the learning  activities at this site, please register ( we do not share this registration information with anyone). Click on  Access  to enroll in the course.

    Available courses

    AAC for Children - An Introduction

    AAC for Children - An Introduction

    Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) supports communication for children who have difficulty with speech.

    Alternative Access

    Alternative Access

    Alternative access provides methods and strategies to enable people with disabilities to access technology 

    Developing AAC Systems for Children

    Developing AAC Systems for Children

    AAC systems should be based on the knowledge, skills, and interests of the individual child, and support participation in a wide variety of activities.

    Funding for AAC for Children

    Funding for AAC for Children

    This course provides information on funding for AAC systems and services for school age children in the United States. (Updated 1/2/2019)

    Literacy and AAC

    Literacy and AAC

    Literacy is key to education and participation for all individuals, and is of special importance for persons with complex communication needs.

    (Updated 5/2/2019)

    Resource Center: State Specific Information

    Resource Center: State Specific Information

    This module provides state specific information re assessment, intervention, and funding for AAC.

    Resource Center: Webcasts with optional quizzes

    Resource Center: Webcasts with optional quizzes

    This area contains webcasts with optional quizzes

    Instructor Forum and Resources

    Instructor Forum and Resources


    This is an an area for course instructors  to view resources related to AAC Learning Center courses, and to participate in a forum on AAC instructional activities. If you are an instructor, please complete this survey (you will be taken to a Google Doc)  to request access to these materials.

    Special Project: CASC, Wisconsin

    Special Project: CASC, Wisconsin

    This module is designed for families and professionals who are making a referral to the AAC Partnership Program at Communication Aids and Systems Clinic at the Waisman Center in Madison, Wisconsin.