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StateWide Assistive Technology, 
Augmentative and Alternative Communication

The Colorado Department of Education’s school-based SWAAAC teams provide multidisciplinary Assistive Technology services to provide students with disabilities equal access to the curriculum and full participation in their education and classroom. There are over 60 participating school districts and 500 SWAAAC team members across the state of Colorado.



RESNA ATP Fundamentals Course

RESNA's ATP Fundamentals Course is now being offered online and in-person. Visit their website to see the course schedule and to enroll!

Adapted Rubix Cube

A graduate student at the University of Massachusetts created an adapted Rubix Cube for the visually impaired. Check out this article to learn more on how to make your own!

Upcoming Events

The SWAAAC Loan Library contains over 1200 assistive technology devices and resources. Search the catalogue for switches, mounts, AAC devices, adapted curricula, executive function supports, and SO MUCH MORE. Low-tech to high-tech, you are sure to find what you need. If we don’t have it, let us know and we’ll consider adding your requests. Visit the online library to see what's new, learn something new, and be inspired!

Mark your calendar for upcoming meetings, web conferences, and training events!

SWAAAC Conversations: Unpacking the Literacy Kits
Thursday, October 24th
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Register today!

Assistive Technology in Special Education: Identifying Student Needs, Responding to Parent Requests, and Other Compliance Issues for Educators
Friday, September 27th
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Live Location: Anschutz Medical Campus - Education 2 South, Room 1102
Remote Locations: Colorado Springs, Cortez, Durango, Fort Collins, Grand Junction, Haxtun, Steamboat Springs
Register today!

SWAAAC Conversations: Coaching Your Way to Successful Accessible Educational Material Implementation
Thursday, November 14th
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Register today!

The Colorado Initiative for Model Practices in Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Technologies (IMPAACT). Explore our videos, pictures, and resources that reflect best practices in Augmentative Alternative Communication.

Resources for parents about assistive technology, accommodations, and more.



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