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Augmentative and Alternative Communication

What is Augmentative and Alternative Communication?

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is set of tools and strategies that can be used to solve communication challenges.  

The following are family-oriented programming that are being offered to provide support.

Community of Practice 

Drop in sessions held around the city that are open to families, school staff and MDT members. Come to learn more about Augmentative & Alternative communication supports such as communication boards, books and devices. You can ask questions, learn strategies and practice with communication devices. Registration information on website.

AAC Camp

Genesis Centre offers an Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) camps to support families using communication boards, books, and devices. Families and caregivers attend parent learning sessions while speech-Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapists support children/students using their communication devices during play.  Registration information on website.