Professional Resources
Reference Books/Publications:
Assessing Students’ Needs for Assistive Technology:  A Resource Manual
for School District Teams  (WATI, 2003)
Assistive Technology Solutions for IEP Teams 
(Purcell & Grant, 2002)
Camp Cookbook:  A Planning Guide for AAC Camps 
(Van Tatenhove, 1995)
Closing the Gap Resource Directory (2010)
Communicative Competence for Individuals who use AAC 
(Reichle, Buekelman, & Light, 2003)
The Competitive Edge: Writing the Successful Grant Proposal 
(Adams & Mailing, 2002)
Exemplary Practices for Beginning Communicators 
(Reichle, Beukelman, & Light, 2002)
Functional AAC Intervention:  A Team Approach 
(Cottier, Doyle & Gilworth,  997)
PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) Training Manual 
(Frost & Bondy, 2002)
Using Assistive Technology to Meet Literacy Standards for Grades K-3 
(Purcell & Grant, 2009)
Using Assistive Technology to Meet Literacy Standards for Grades 4-6 
(Purcell & Grant, 2004)
Using Assistive Technology to Meet Literacy Standards for Grades 7-12 
(Purcell & Grant, 2007)
Using Assistive Technology to Meet Math Standards for Grades K-12 
(Purcell & Grant, 2005)
Classroom Activity Resources:
Access the World through Simple Technology  (Levin & Scherfenberg, 1990)
Attainment’s Imagine Symbol Directory  (2010)
Basic Cooking  (Sudol, 1999)
Book of Possibilities:  Activities using Simple Technology, Elementary
Edition  (Canfield & Locke, 1998)
Book of Possibilities: Activities using Simple Technology, Secondary
Edition  (Canfield & Locke, 1998)
Book of Writing Adaptations  (Musselwhite & Hanser, 1999)
Breaking Barriers:  How Children and Adults with Severe Disabilities Can
Communication Overlays for Engineering Training Environments: 
(Elder & Goossens, 1996)

            Book 1:  8-celled overlays       

            Book 2:  9-celled overlays

            Book 3:  32-celled overlays

            Book 4:  3-celled overlays
Emergent Literacy Success:  Merging Technology and Whole Language
for Students with Disabilities  (Musselwhite & King-DeBaun, 1997)
Engineering the Preschool Environment for Interactive Symbolic
Communication  (Goossens, Crain, & Elder, 1992)
Engineering Training Environments for Interactive Augmentative
Communication for Adolescents and Adults  (Elder & Goosens, 1994)
Explore Math (Kinney, 2010)
Fun for Everyone: A Guide to Adapted Leisure Activities for Children
with Disabilities  (Levin & Enselein, 1990)
Hands-On Reading  (Kelly & Friend, 2003)

Hands-On Reading:  Classroom Classics  (Kelly & Friend, 2003)

I Can Cook, Too!  (Mervine, Mark & Burton, 1997)
Introduction to Kitchen Appliances  (Richman, 1992)
Listen to This (Richman, 1987)
Look ‘n Cook Microwave:  Easy-to-Make Illustrated Recipes 
(Sudol, 1999)
Look ‘n Cook Microwave: Lesson Plans Toward Independence in Basic
Cooking  (Sudol, 1999)
Making Connections: A Practical Guide for Bringing the World of Voice
Output Communication to Students with Severe Disabilities 
(Locke & Levin, 2002)
PACT: Partners in Augmentative Communication Training 
(Culp & Carlisle, 1988)
Quick & Easy Ideas and Materials to Help the Nonverbal Child “Talk”
at Home (Rouse & Katera, 1998)
Quick and Easy Ideas for using Classroom Materials to Teach Academics
to Nonverbal Children  (Rouse & Katera, 1998)
Quick Tech Readable, Repeatable Stories and Activities 
(McNairn & Shioleno, 1994)
RAPS:  Reading Activities Project for Older Students 
(Southwest Human Development, Inc., 1993)
READ:  Really Easy Activities for Do-It-Yourselfers,  A Make It/Take It
Book of Writing Adaptations  (Musselwhite & Hanser, 1999)
Reading About Your Health  (Cole, LePage, & McFarlane, 1990)
Show Me How:  Quick Tips for Using IntelliTools Classroom Suite 
(Herlihy, 2006)
Singing to Read  (Musselwhite, 1996)

Songbook:  Signs & Symbols for Children  (Musselwhite,  985)

Stories About Me!  (Richman, 1992)
Storytime Holiday Fun  (King-DeBaun, 1994)
Storytime Just for Fun  (King-DeBaun, 1993)
Storytime Stories, Symbols and Emergent Literacy Activities for Young
Children with Disabilities  (King-DeBaun, 1999)
Simply Silly About Syntax (Watt, 1990)
Teaching by Design:  Using Your Computer to Create Materials for
Students with Learning Differences  (Voss, 2005)

This is the One I Want  (Johnson, 1987)

Units  (DeTommaso, 1994)

Who, What, and Why 

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