What is AAC?

Find out more about Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and how to support people who cannot rely on speaking.

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Proloquo and Proloquo Coach are now available worldwide!

We are proud to announce that the next generation in AAC technology, perfect for those new to the field, is now available to download globally.

Proloquo uses innovative design to support non-speaking children communicate and grow from first words to literacy. Proloquo Coach guides parents through learning and practice chapters to help them master a new way of communicating.

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Not sure how to talk about AAC and AAC users? Start here!

In early 2022, AssistiveWare ran an online survey, asking people with a variety of relationships to AAC what they thought about 119 different words and phrases. The results are in - find out more in our blog.

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AssistiveWare proudly supports “This Is Not About Me”

Autistic and non-speaking. Stuck in an educational system that has given up on you. Restrained or rewarded with candy. This is Jordyn Zimmerman’s story and it is shared by so many other students.
This is why AssistiveWare is a proud supporting partner of the film This Is Not About Me.

"This is not about me" on yellow background. A film by Marco Niemejer. A story about growing up non-speaking,