Resources

PODD Communication Focus handouts - These resources were developed by Yvette Theodorsen to support communication partners learning to model language with a Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) communication book.


Useful Links

AGOSCI - an inclusive group interested in enhancing the participation of all people with complex communication needs. AGOSCI is a key member organisation focused on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) in Australia, providing education and training, a biennial conference and national tour, state based events, networking and mentoring opportunities, a twice yearly magazine and a online forum (listserv).

Better Start for Children with Disability - provides funding for early intervention services for children with eligible disabilities.

Independent Living Centre of WA and Noah's Ark Toy Library - The ILC has experienced health professionals on staff to help people to choose and access equipment, technology and services for their independence and wellbeing. They have a Technology and Communication service and provide a range of regular training opportunities in this area. Noah's Ark provides specialised toys, resources and support to children and young people with special needs and their families.

Jane Farrall Consulting - Jane is a speech pathologist and special educator passionate about literacy, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology. On her website, Jane shares a wealth of practical information through her blog, including many invaluable, free resources.