Modeling AAC: Aided Language Input

Modeling AAC has many names! Aided language input, aided language all basically means the same thing. When a communication partner is speaking, the words are also "modeled" or shown using the AAC system. Think of it as talking with two forms of communication. This can be speech with a communication board, speech with a high tech AAC device, or speech with a symbol posted in the classroom. If a student also communicates using sing language, modeling would include the commuination partner. using sign language combined with their verbal speech!