Augmentative Communication Orientation

For parents/caregivers of children/youth waiting for Augmentative Communication Service Support.

What to Expect

This electronic learning module provides you with an overview of the Augmentative Communication Service (ACS at TVCC). The module covers what augmentative communication is all about, what to expect and what's involved with this service. The module also provides some examples of Augmentative Communication strategies and funding support.


No registration is required for this free online module and anyone is welcome to use this resource. A review of this module is required by caregivers of children waiting for entry to the Augmentative Communication Service.

There are a couple of ways you can view this learning module. You can:

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There is a lag between 'slides.' What should I do?

This is caused by an internet connection that is not quite fast enough, or by heavy traffic on the webserver. You can try later, or use the download method to review the module "offline."

I want to download the module and watch it offline. Where can I get the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC?

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Do I need a Flash Player installed for the module?

You will not require a flash player for the online version.
You will require a Flash Player for the downloaded pdf version of the modules

I downloaded the pdf module. I can't get it to work on my iPad.

Unfortunately, the downloaded pdf requires flash. Since iPads do not support flash, you will need to view the downloaded file on a computer.

Accessibility challenges?

Care has been taken to ensure accessibility of these eLearning modules and compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). However, please let us know (education [at] ( if you have any accessibility challenges in using this material. We will address any such issues.

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