Assistive and Instructional Techonolgy

AAC Institute

AAC Institute is a 501c3 not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to the highest performance communication for people who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). Resources offered for people who use AAC, families, and professionals include an information-packed web site, clinical services, performance measurement tools, and evidence to support decisions and practice.

Access Technology Higher Education Network

ATHEN exists to collect and disseminate best practices in access technology within and for the post-secondary education environment as well as present a collective voice for the professional practice of access technology in higher education.

Alliance for Technology

ATA is a national nonprofit organization that seeks to redefine human potential by making technology a regular part of the lives of people with disabilities. The ATA provides access to technologies, related services, information, and training enabling people to achieve success and independence.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally. The Division on Augmentative and Alternative Communication of ASHA is dedicated to improving the quality and availability of augmentative and alternative communication services.

The Center for Accessible Technology

C for AT provides assistive technology information, training and referrals for both adults and children with disabilities; provides business to business consulting services on website accessibility, product accessibility and user testing by people with disabilities; offers online trainings and web resources on AT related issues.

The Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America

RESNA is a multidisciplinary organization that promotes research and development, education, advocacy and the provision of assistive technology to support people with a common interest in technology and disability. RESNA has over 17 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and 6 Professional Specialty Groups (PSGs) focused on various topical areas and professions related to AT.


LibriVox provides free audiobooks from the public domain. There are several options for listening. The first step is to get the mp3 or ogg files into your own computer. LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Their goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books.