….. it will be collaborating with the North American Alliance for Communication Access (NAACA) to ensure that ALL participants who attend ISAAC’s 2020 Biennial Conference have a positive experience during…
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In August 2020 USSAAC submitted a request to Medicare for SLPs to be authorized to provide SGD evaluation and SGD treatment by telepractice. Joining USSAAC in this request were 19 other organizations and 26 individuals. The request was denied without explanation on January 20. It finally was reconsidered by the new Administration and approved on March 30, 2021.
Office for Civil Rights Resolves Joint Complaint on Discriminatory Hospital Visitor Policy at MedStar Health
The COVID 19 pandemic has led many medical offices, hospitals, nursing and other health-care facilities to adopt policies that make it difficult and at times impossible for family members and…
Handout created by Tracy Rackensperger, Ph.D. for the2020 National Disability Rights Network Conference.
Hi everyone. I am Yoosun Chung, the current USSAAC president. I am delighted to announce that each October is World AAC Awareness Month. The goal is to raise awareness and inform the public about the many different ways AAC can help people who have difficulty speaking communicate.
The United States Society for AAC provides free disaster relief for lost/damaged AAC devices by sharing that information.
UNITED STATES SOCIETY FOR AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION AMERICAN RED CROSS DISASTER CYCLE SERVICES LETTER OF COOPERATION
The purpose of this Letter of Cooperation is to describe the ways in which the Red Cross Disaster Cycle Services/Disability Integration (Red Cross DCS/DI) and the United States Society for…
USSAAC supports people who use AAC, their families, professionals, and students, and condemn all forms of violence against them.
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ADA Compliance with Visitations in Healthcare Facilities: Coronavirus Pandemic Guidance for Advocates
Edition 1: 5.24.20 Purpose This guide offers tips for disability rights activists advocating for visitations and working with healthcare facilities and state governments during the current pandemic crisis about how…
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