Are you trying to train and coach your AAC-user's communication partners? Running into any difficulties with them buying into these new strategies and following through? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this post is for you! There are SIX major steps that communication partners must embrace before they can truly buy into this new way of helping their AAC-users: : * Trust * See the problem/need for change * Understand their importance * Understand how the AAC system works * Have Communication Devices, Personal Relationship, Communication System, Good Communication, Specific Goals, Self Contained Classroom, Speech Language Pathologists, Partners, Free Training