Augmentative and Alternative Communication Evaluation

What to Expect During an UCP AAC Evaluation

Families are an important part of the AAC team. During the evaluation, the UCP AAC team will:

  • Talk to you about your child’s current communication abilities and needs
  • Complete a standardized assessment of your child’s communication if one has not been completed within 12 months
  • Learn about what motivates your child
  • Do fun context-based activities that apply to real life while trying a variety of AAC tools pre-programmed for that activity
  • Obtain consent to communicate with your child’s teachers, therapy providers, etc. to learn more about how your child is communicating in other environments

What to Bring to an UCP AAC Evaluation

  • Results of a vision screening or test as well as
  • Glasses and/or corrective lenses
  • Results of a hearing screening or test as well as
  • Hearing aids, cochlear implants, etc.
  • Speech Therapy reports
  • Reports from any psychological (cognitive) testing
  • Individualized Education Programs (IEP) and Educational Team Reports (ETR) for school-age children OR Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) for young children
  • Mobility device child uses most often in home and/or school setting (e.g., walker, wheelchair, other)
  • Additional supports needed (e.g., cervical collar, hand braces, AFOs)
  • Pre-Assessment Form
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