Our mission: Teaching language to learners who happen to not be human.

This is a community-generated site dedicated to helping people teach learners to communicate using sound board Augmentative Interspecies Communication (AIC) Devices.

We're constantly discovering new things about teaching words to dogs, and so there's a need for a place that brings together tips, tricks, do's and don'ts that seem to work.

This site is a work in progress, and content here is changing as we learn more. Your thoughts, comments, and feedback are what make this all possible! If you'd like to share thoughts, comments or feedback, please join us over at how.theycantalk.org.

Getting Started with Button Teaching

Find more button teaching tutorials for specific words and phrases on YouTube!

Download our free curriculum for help getting started teaching your dog or cat to communicate with buttons.