Ever feel like there's a gap between introductory Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) products and expensive and elaborate AAC products? This document can help! This is the speech language pathologist's companion to introductory AAC products for families with children with communication impairments. This document lists and describes 5 introductory AAC apps that SLPs can recommend to parents during their child's early stages of communication. These App recommendations will keep our families from purchasing elaborate and expensive AAC apps right off the bat, and allow for communication training for young children with communication impairments.