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Updated readiness and relief Information

The Disaster Relief Committee has updated the Readiness and Relief & Recovery pages for 2022. Recent floods and start of the hurricane season USSAAC has information and tools to be…

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President’s message July 2022

Update from the President on the activity of USSAAC for the month of July 2022.

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Flyer New Mexico Fires

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President’s Message – April 2022

April 2022 Dear Friends: This week is National Volunteer Appreciation Week! A BIG thank you to our members who serve USSAAC in a volunteer capacity and help make our organization…

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President’s Message – March 2022

March 2022 Dear Friends: It’s Spring!  Can summer be far behind?  If you are a USSAAC member and staff a summer program for children or adults who use AAC, please…

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President’s Message – February 2022

February, 2022 Dear Friends: I was delighted to greet almost two dozen members and prospective members in person at ATIA last month.  One of highlights of the meeting was the…

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Emergency Preparedness for Individuals who use AAC: Evaluating the utility of the toolkit

USSAAC is collaborating with researchers from Florida State University, George Mason University, Ohio State University, San Jose State University, the University of North Texas, and Binghamton University to better understand preparation for emergencies or disasters for individuals who use AAC.

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BIPOC AAC User Perspective Research Study

USSAAC is supporting a research study investigating the perspectives of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in the AAC community, including folks who use AAC and their families.

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In Memoriam: David Bueklelman

David Beukelman passed away February 5, 2022 due to COVID. The AAC community worldwide has lost a giant. We are profoundly sad to share this news.

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Hundreds of Residents Lose Their Homes in a Ferocious Wildfire

The USSAAC AAC Disaster Relief Project can help you replace lost or damaged AAC devices (also called speech generating devices or SGDs), switches, mounting systems, and no-tech communication books/boards. We may also be able to help with batteries and chargers specific to AAC.

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AAC Info

There’s a broad range of strategies and devices that individuals may use for communication if their speech isn’t functional.

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