AAC CORE Vocabulary Starter Kit For Special Education & Students With Autism

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PreK - 4th
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This is a low-tech AAC starter kit for students who are non-verbal or have limited verbal expressive language. Students with communication needs benefit from visual supports to when functionally communicating. My AAC starter kit for Special Education & students with Autism is perfect for students needing to improve their ability to greet, request items, make comments, initiating questions and more! I used these tools with my moderate-severe students on the autism spectrum, but can be used with any student who is non-verbal. I worked with k/1st grade and 2nd-3rd. This helped my students who did use words to begin to create more novel utterances with LESS prompts and expanding their communication functions (greetings, protesting, commenting, showing affections, requesting more, giving opinions, etc).

********This is a winzip file. You need a unzipping software to access all of the files. Please do not buy this resource if you already own my Behavior Visuals For Students With Autism as part of this resource already has that in this resource and you will be spending extra money.**********

Behavior Visuals For Students With Autism Set

Visual schedule templates 8-17

Picture icons for the visual schedules 18-21

Visuals for a visual necklace and/or to make a poster board size CORE board for the classroom 22-25

“I feel” “I need” communication board 26-27

Picture visuals for the I feel/I need communication board 28-29

First/then charts with visual icons 29-35

Working for charts and visual icons 36-40

Listening with your whole body poster, visual reminders and icons (black and white versions included) 41-47

Behavior expectation visuals for your lanyard or key ring. Color and black and white version included 48-53

Visuals to increase communication for needs in the classroom 54

Behavior contract visual charts 55-57

Visual reminders for how to answer a question during classroom instruction 58

Voice Volume visual poster and smaller versions for student’s desk and work areas 59-61

******If you are only interested in the Behavior Visuals For Students With Autism, you can buy that set separately HERE!********

******If you are only interested in the Voice Volume Visuals, you can buy that set separately HERE!********

AAC Communication Flipbooks- This file contains templates for creating your own low tech communication book for students.

There are five different templates of AAC communication flipbooks ranging from 4 icons with tabs, 9 icons with tabs, 16 icons with tabs and 20 CORE board with fringe vocabulary. There is also greeting communication boards included.

All of these templates come in an editable PowerPoint, so you can customize pages for your student's communication needs.

******If you are only interested in the AAC Communication Flipbooks, you can buy that set separately HERE!********

CORE boards with fringe vocabulary for a file folder & social story interactive books

Page 2: Print on cardstock, laminate and use as visuals for any student that is non-verbal and/or needs alternative aids for communication.

Page 3: Use with the file folder CORE board with fringe.

Page 4: Use with the file folder CORE board with fringe. This board has less icons for students that cannot handle too many words. Add more words as they develop.

Page 5: Use this CORE board independently or with the file folder fringe words. It has 35 words and is for a student that is ready to handle more vocabulary words, but continues to need static boards.

Page 6: Directions for how to assemble CORE boards and fringe vocabulary words

Page 7: Visuals of some of the activities

Page 8-16: Fringe vocabulary for popular toy items

Page 17-20: Fringe vocabulary for snack and craft activities

page 21-22: Visuals for how to make pumpkin scented play dough for stove and microwave version

Page 23-24: Visuals for how to make mini pizzas in either a toaster oven or a larger oven

Page 25-32: Greetings social story interactive book (black and white version)

Page 33-40: Greetings social story interactive book (color)

Page 41-46: Greetings social store interactive book for at home with family (color)

Page 47-48: Greetings communication board (use with real life photos of familiar people)

Page 49-57: Templates for making a communication board for class and home

***This pack has editable blank slides that you can customize with icons/photos/pictures that you need specifically for your students!***

Please feel free to contact me via email if you have an questions at feliceclark@thedabbblingspeechie.com

Head over to my blog to see more pics and a video of what is included in my AAC Starter Kit. You can also download my two AAC CORE BOARDS on my blog!

This document was created using Smarty Symbols™ © 2010-2014. Smarty Symbols© is a registered trademark and the images are a copyright of Smarty Symbols, 2013. All rights reserved to Smarty Symbols, LLC. Used with permission.

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