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Announcing ISAAC Conference 2020 Postponement *** Anunciando Aplazamiento de la Conferencia ISAAC 2020

Dear ISAAC Supporter: Conference 2020 has now been officially postponed. Please click here to read our March 25, 2020 press release.  For more information, click here for our Conference 2020 Postponement Q & A.  ISAAC is hosting informational webinars to provide further details on April 2, 2020. Please click here to register for one of these sessions.  ISAAC fervently hopes that…

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Free Communication Tools for Patients with COVID-19

When it’s hard to breathe, it can be hard to speak! In light of COVID-related respiratory illness, a greater number of people need breathing tubes or ventilator support, which takes away the ability to speak. Hospitals and healthcare workers need resources to support communication in alternative ways.As a public service, the Patient-Provider Communication Forum, with…

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Stop the Spread of Germs

Know How it Spreads There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets…

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The 19th Biennial Conference of ISAAC is Being Postponed Only, not Cancelled.

Conference 2020 has now been officially postponed. The new dates are scheduled for July 31st through August 5th, 2021. Conference 2020 Postponement Q & A Please click here to read our March 26, 2020 Postponement Press Release in English. Haga clic aquí para leer nuestro comunicado de prensa de aplazamiento del 26 de marzo de 2020 en Español. For anyone who…

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AT and Coronavirus Preparedness

Wash Your Hands Often While Singing the ABCs Thank you to Eliza Anderson and the AT3 Center for this post. Originally posted on the AT3 Center News and Tips page. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing,…

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IN MEMORIAM: Lyle L. Lloyd

Lyle L. Lloyd, Ph.D., CCC-A/SLP Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Honors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association He wasn’t a member of the Corps of Volunteers for Northwest Discovery led by Lewis and Clark in the early 1800s. He wasn’t a crew member on Apollo 11 as Neil Armstrong uttered those famous words “…one giant leap for…

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ISAAC Statement on COVID-19

USSAAC is monitoring the situation of how COVID-19 will affect the ISAAC 2020 Conference. Attached is the Press Release from ISAAC.

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