Prompting Communication with Symbols

For parents/caregivers of children/youth working with Augmentative Communication.

What to Expect

This free electronic learning module will teach you to use prompting. The module covers what prompting communication means, the prompting hierarchy and how to implement prompting to support your child's communication development.


No registration is required for this free online module and anyone is welcome to use this resource. 

The module has been designed to be accessible and compatible with a range of devices including computers, tablets and smartphones.

Please note the Prompting Communication with Symbols module includes video (so works best with sound). No special plugins or software is required to view this training material.

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