When Disaster Strikes: USSAAC’s Response to Families with AAC Needs


USSAAC’s efforts in supporting AAC users affected by disaster were recently featured in a post in the PrAACtical AACThis collage shows photos of flood damage inside and outside of a family home in Katy, Texas as well as pictures showing two children using iPads to communicate.  blog, a must-read resource for anybody interested in AAC. In this post, USSAAC Past President, Dr. Sarah Blackstone, discusses the way that USSAAC is supporting people with AAC needs who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.  Click here to read the full post


USSAAC is currently fundraising in order to be able to continue this work and help AAC families in the US, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands overcome the impact of disaster. Please consider making a donation (click here to donate or learn more). A small, end-of-year donation will help them meet challenge grants and expand the work they are doing to rebuild local capacity for AAC services.



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