WHAT IS AAC?
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) includes all forms of communication (other than oral speech) that are used to express thoughts, needs, wants, and ideas. We all use AAC when we make facial expressions or gestures, use symbols or pictures, or write.
USEFUL AAC INFO
USSAAC relies on the support of its members to sustain the organization. Benefits include:
Free access to the USSAAC webinar series with free ASHA CEUs
Priority as guest author on the SpeakUP blog
Discounts to the biennial ISAAC conference and the annual ATIA conference
NEW MEMBER BENEFIT
The United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC) has developed a toolkit to promote emergency preparedness for people who use augmentative communication tools and strategies and their families.
Free access to the USSAAC Disaster Preparedness Toolkit for all new members.
Includes templates, emergency plans, communication tools, what to include in an AAC Go Bag and more.
Content is delivered via text to your mobile device or WhatsApp.
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It has become evident that people with disabilities and their families do not have knowledge on how to prepare themselves for a disaster or emergency, resulting in the deterioration of their physical and mental health.
Stop me if you have read or heard this before from a co-worker or a family member: This child has too many challenging behaviors to use a communication device. They won’t understand the device at all. They will break it or kick it. End of discussion, right? Hell no!