AAC Tools for Accessing Current Communication Skills
Check with your local T/TAC to determine if these resources are available for check out.
TASP helps assess symbolic skills quickly and easily. It provides a starting point for designing or selecting an appropriate AAC device page set.
This is a language screener checklist from AAC Language Lab. The checklist assists in quickly assessing the student’s stage of language.
The Rossetti Infant-Toddler Language Scale is a criterion referenced assessment designed to assess the preverbal and verbal aspects of communication and interaction in young children 0-36 months.
The FCP-R provides an overall inventory of the individual's communication skills, mode of communication (e.g., verbal, sign, nonverbal, augmentative), and level of independence.
The Communication Matrix is an online assessment tool designed to identify how an individual is communicating and to provide a framework for determining communication goals.
The AAC Profile allows you to: identify strengths, determine functional long-term goals, identify optimal learning environments, and track progress over time.
This checklist ConnectABILITY.ca is helpful in determining how and why the student communicates. It looks at the reason for communicating (functions) and how the message is expressed (means) by actions and behavior.