Communication is something that most of us take for granted and language is the most important tool for communication and social exchange with other people. People with impaired language development can suffer severe consequences like isolation and reduced quality of life.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices (AAC devices) help to initiate communication, solidify it or lead it to alternative ways. These tools give speech or a means to communicate to people with disabilities. For them, Augmentative Alternative Communication makes a huge difference.
In this article we explore what AAC devices are, who can benefit from them, existing types and comprehensive lists of AAC devices, both dedicated and non-dedicated.