The following communication boards were developed in 2020 by University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate student Lauryl McClintick in collaboration with Bryan Health, and under the advising of Dr. Kristy Weissling. These were created with input from professionals in occupational therapy, speech therapy and nursing. Click the title below each image to download a PDF of that particular board. To download a .ZIP file of all of the boards in a group, click on "Basic Boards" or "Complex Boards" below.

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Basic Boards

Below you will see the components for a basic communication board. The top board is meant to be the first page of the book and be used to indicate where in the book a partner should navigate if the person cannot manipulate the book with their own hands.

basic navigation

Navigation

basic activities of daily living

Daily Care

basic food

Food

basic needs

Needs

basic leisure

Leisure


Complex Boards

Below you will see the components for a more complex communication board. The first board (Navigation) is meant to be the first page of the book and be used to indicate where in the book a partner should navigate if the person cannot manipulate the book with their own hands.

complex navigation

Navigation

alphabet board

Alphabet Board

message board

Message Board

basic needs

Basic Needs

daily activities

Daily Activities

people

People

food and drink

Food and Drink

pain management

Pain Management

leisure activities

Leisure Activities

questions

Questions

TV guide

TV Guide