PrAACtical AAC supports a community of professionals and families who are determined to improve the communication and literacy abilities of people with significant communication difficulties. It was founded in 2011 by two SLP professors, Carole Zangari and the late Robin Parker, around a shared passion for AAC.
ISAAC – the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication – is a membership organization working to improve the lives of children and adults with complex communication needs. ISAAC’s Vision is that AAC will be recognized, valued and used throughout the world. ISAAC’s Mission is to promote the best possible communication for people with complex communication needs.
United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC) is the national chapter of ISAAC, the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. SpeakUp is USSAAC's blog.
This post is found on the blog, "Kim Rankin: Writings & Reflections". She shares photos and stories of raising a son who relies on AAC to communicate.
This post was co-authored by associate professor of practice Kristy Weissling and Andrea Kremeier, a second-year speech-language pathology graduate student at Nebraska, for the United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC) in November 2017.
The Boston Children's Hospital's ALS Augmentative Communication Program provides comprehensive augmentative communication and assistive technology assessments, trials and training to people with ALS from the time of diagnosis through the lifespan.
The Patient Provider Communication website puts information about patient-provider communication in one place and invites healthcare providers, family members, patients, researchers, educators and policy makers to access and use existing research, opinion pieces, policies, practical strategies and best solutions to improve patient-provider communication, thereby enhancing patient safety and outcomes, reducing costs and increasing patient satisfaction across the continuum of healthcare.
The group is for those who work with and evaluate individuals for AAC. The purpose of the group is to be able to discuss with other professionals anything related to AAC and share useful information.
The Communication Supports Inventory – Children and Youth (CSI-CY) is a tool to help professionals working with students with complex communication needs make educational plans that are comprehensive enough to capture their strengths and restrictions.