To speech therapists
The ARASAAC pictograms can be used as a communication support or for language rehabilitation.
This concerns patients with congenital oral language production disorders: patients with Down's syndrome, ASD, specific oral language disorders, ENT malformations impacting the articulation...
This concerns patients with acquired or neurodegenerative oral language production disorders such as aphasia, Parkinson's disease, primary progressive apahasia (PPA), etc. It is then possible to develop another means of communication as a substitute for or to prevent a decline in speech.
Teachers can appropriate the ARASAAC pictograms to accompany their students with disabilities and adapt their material to their needs. Thus, they will develop their autonomy in their work and also their inclusion in the school system.
Allophone students can also benefit from this tool: the ARASAAC pictograms would allow them to compensate for their lack of language skills. By translating the message into a pictogram, the child can appropriate the concept and the associated vocabulary without having to go through a translation via his mother tongue.
To establishments receiving the public
ARASAAC pictograms allow to transmit a message without the need to master the language.
For greater inclusivity in society and therefore, in public establishments, ARASAAC pictograms would translate a message understandable by all.
To the patient's entourage
When implementing ARASAAC pictograms in AAC, it is important to develop its use throughout the person's environment.
Pictofacile provides quick access to a free, easy-to-use ARASAAC pictogram bank for everyone. Parents, relatives or caregivers can, in this way, appropriate this AAC medium and maintain communication with their loved one.