Committees


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...


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.


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....


Medicare Approves USSAAC Request for SGD Evaluation and Treatment to be Delivered by Telepractice

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...


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...


Working with People with Complex Communication Needs

Handout created by Tracy Rackensperger, Ph.D. for the2020 National Disability Rights Network Conference. 


October is AAC Awareness Month 2020

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...


Hurricane Laura Relief Efforts

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...


Hurricane Season and Covid-19

Photo by NASA on Unsplash


AAC Info

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

Read More

Become a Member

Join us in our mission to enhance the lives of people with complex communication needs.

Read More

Our Latest News

Find out about events and webinars of interest to the AAC community!

Read More