Disaster Preparedness for People who Use AAC 

Disaster Preparation for People Who Use AAC and their Families is a free course designed to help you be prepared for natural disasters. Delivered daily via text message, you will learn how to:

  1. Sign up for local Emergency Alerts,

  2. Prepare an Emergency Communication Passport,

  3. Develop emergency and shelter specific communication boards,

  4. Select Go Bag  items with AAC needs in mind and

  5. Create and practice your emergency plan with your selected team.  

Sign up for the course here: Disaster Preparedness for People who Use AAC.


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This toolkit was developed by the Disaster Relief Committee of the United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC). This toolkit is being offered at no cost, thanks to the generous donations from USSAAC members and friends. In addition to phone/text access, those with International numbers can receive these materials through WhatsApp.

When disaster strikes, we want you to be ready!

Why USSAAC Emergency Toolkit is Needed

Yoosun Chung, Ph.D. President of USSAAC

Make a Go Bag (COVID) by Izabelle Brekher


How to Make a Go Bag — by InnerVoice

  1. Emergency Checklist With Symbols
  2. Make a Go Bag
  3. Practice the Plan
  4. Re-evaluate the Plan

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