Communication Partner Profile

Self-assessment form for evaluating
and improving your AAC efforts

Communication Partner Profile (CPP v1)

The Communication Partner Profile (preview) is an assessment form is intended as a self-reflection tool that communication partners can fill out to help look for areas where they may be able to better support AAC users. The questions are based on a collection of research and best practices regarding AAC supports (references included), and were developed with collaboration from AAC users and practitioners. It typically takes less than 15 minutes to complete.

Anyone can fill out the CPP, share it in their communities, or use it for personal or research purposes. The CPP is designed to be help beginners discover areas where they can learn more, and to help experienced partners continue developing their skills and perspective. You can take it only once, or fill it out again in 6 months or a year and see how things have changed.

Try it for yourself! The CPP is free to use and share so please distribute it to those who could benefit! The CPP is available as a downloadable pdf (128Kb) but can also be added to any online assessment tools as long as you provide proper attribution.

If you have suggestions or feedback, please share them with us. We are continuing to improve upon the CPP and appreciate additional perspectives.