AAC in the Cloud

Welcome! AAC in the Cloud is an annual, free, fully-online conference focused on all things AAC! Here you can review sessions from past conferences, search for a specific session, or subscribe to our session feeds. All past sessions are kept online for as long as we can help it, and fill out the participation survey after watching current or past sessions to get CEU credits! You can also go here to see details on the most recent conference.

Highlighted Sessions

The Meaning of Voice -- The Lived Experience of SGD Users
Kathy Howery
What is the meaning of voice in the life of a young person who speaks using a SGD? This presentation provides a glimpse into the lived experience of people who use speech generating devices, drawing upon their first hand accounts. “Giving voice”, both literally and metaphorically, will be explored.
AAC and the Transition to Adulthood
Kathryn Hellend
This presentations will run through steps, concerns, and consideration regarding students who will be transitioning from school-based services to adulthood. Adult vocabulary, funding, and resources will be considered.
What are Tangible Symbols? Use of these AAC Supports Across Settings
Emily Macklin
Learn what makes a "good" tangible symbol including considerations when making them that I have found to be successful. Demonstrating how this form of AAC can be powerful tool to provide access to AAC, not just in school, but also at home and how they can be used to facilitate and open doors for community interactions.
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Annual Conferences

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