Core Vocabulary Book "DOWN" for AAC Users and Speech Therapy

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PreK - 1st
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This AAC Core Vocabulary Book targeting the high frequency word "DOWN" is perfect for speech therapy, special education and for students on the autism spectrum disorder. If you have students using AAC (augmentative-alternative communication) and are minimally verbal or non-verbal, core Vocabulary books will provide meaningful opportunities to develop functional and relevant vocabulary.

Core vocabulary is a set of high frequency words that make up the majority of toddler, preschool and early communicator’s language. By using these core words, early communicators can create multiple word combination that are functional across different settings.

By engaging students in language and literacy activities through core vocabulary and ACC, students learn to connect language with print, track print left-right, develop phonological awareness skills, and become successful readers in their adapted curriculum.

A variety of strategies and multiple opportunities may include:

Including core vocabulary during grooming activities (brushing teeth, bathing, etc.)

Including core vocabulary during snack and meal time.

Including core vocabulary during play activities.

Including core vocabulary during sensory play.

Including core vocabulary during motor and movement activities.

Including core vocabulary during community activities.

Providing school-to-home support for language development.

Color and black-and-white copies are included so that books can be sent home with students.


This Core Vocabulary Book "DOWN" uses target the core words "DOWN, HE, SHE, THEY," with common verbs such as "put, jump, walk."


Here are a few 2-word phrase combinations using “DOWN“…

Ball Play- Roll down, bounce down, toss town, throw down, etc.

Play Dough- put down, push down, press down, look down, etc.

Blocks- knock down, put down, look down, take down, etc.

Cars-push down, go down, down again, down fast, etc.

Wind up toys- fall down, put down, jump down, set down, etc.


Easy to follow directions for printing and assembly are included. Book rings and Velcro(TM) will be required for assembly of the adapted book.

Adapted books are designed to engage young readers and students needing adapted materials with text and text features. Students can access pictures attached with Velcro (TM) and match text to picture while tracking print left to right, making one-to-one correspondence, making inferences based on visual and verbal clues, and formulating complete grammatically correct sentences.

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See what buyers are saying about this product:

"Great for incorporating CORE vocabulary."

"My preschoolers with autism love these core vocab books!"

"These books are awesome for my AAC kids--parents love getting a copy."



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