Resources

PODD Communication Focus handouts - Gayle Porter, creator of the Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display (PODD) Communication system, along with Linda Burkhart, emphasise a key strategy to support communication partners to develop their fluency using PODD - learning the patterns in a graded manner. These handouts were developed by Yvette Theodorsen and adopt this strategy to support communication partners learning to model language with a 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 an online community through social media.

Indigo (formerly Independent Living Centre of WA) - 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.

Kites Toybox - Specialised toy library connecting families with toys, resources and information to support play and development.

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.


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