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The United States Society for Augmentative Communication (USSAAC) helps people with severe communication disabilities regain access to lost AAC tools and technologies. This site focuses on meeting their needs in federally-declared disasters.

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Reaching out

posted 13 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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We've had several people offer to volunteer their expertise in augmentative communication. We are in touch with USSAAC members and other involved with AAC who live in the area. Help us get the word out about the AACDisasterRelief.Recovers.org site. THANK YOU! .

HELP US GET THE WORD OUT!!!

posted 15 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Help us get the word out. Help people who use AAC. Go to https://www.smore.com/89ezp-fire-2022 for more information. Let's work together to make a difference.

AAC Assistance Marshall Fire

posted 15 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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For more information about USSAAC's effort to reach out to people who use AAC who have lost equipment and need help Check out https://www.smore.com/89ezp-fire-2022

Colorado Fire.....USSAAC Disaster Relief Committee

posted 18 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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The United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC) is ramping up to help any person who uses AAC to gain access to replace quickly high or low- tech tools and/or technologies they have depended on to communicate. We are hoping to work with others in your area, including…

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Were you impacted by the recent devastating tornados? If you know someone who relies on AAC, we can help!

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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If you are, or know someone who relies on augmentative and alternative communication strategies, tools and technologies to communicate, USSAAC is standing by to help. Just indicate you have a NEED, or if you can, you want to VOLUNTEER to help someone who was impacted by the recent tornados and…

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People who rely on AAC tools and technologies impacted by devastating tornados?

posted about 1 month ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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If you are, or know someone who relies on augmentative and alternative communication strategies, tools and technologies to communicate, USSAAC is standing by to help. Just indicate you have a NEED, or if you can, you want to volunteer to help someone who was impacted in any state suffering from…

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Reaching out to organizations and agencies who serve people with complex communication needs

posted 5 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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As Hurricane Ida heads north and to the east, it's time to reach out to folks impacted. How to do that? Best way is to identify oranizations, agencies, clinicians and companies who know and serve these individuals (children and adults). If you can help, please consider joining this webportal as…

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"Hurricane" Ida to hit Gulf Coast on Sunday

posted 5 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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USSAAC's Disaster Relief Committee is standing by. We've were there after Katrina. Spread the word....we'll be there again. Time to start sending messages to members who might be impacted.

USSAAC is Preparing for the 2021 Hurricane and Fire Seasons. Are you?

posted 7 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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The United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication's "Disaster Relief Committee" activates this portal when a national disaster is declared. USSAAC's mission is to identify people with severe communication challenges who lose access to their communication boards, speech generating devices during a federally-declared disaster. We reach out to our…

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Hurricane, Wild Fires and Covid-19. HELP for people who use AAC

posted over 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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USSAAC is standing by to help people who use AAC, who have lost their AAC equipment because of a disaster. Please spread the word. We have ways to help and people standing by to make a difference.

HEADS UP TEXAS. CALL 2-1-1 FOR HELP!

posted over 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Texans can dial 2-1-1 (option 6) to find local services: Health care, utilities, food, housing, and more. This site [AACDisasterRelief.Recovers.org] is managed by USSAAC (United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication) and can ONLY help people with communication disabilities impacted by a disaster to regain access to and/or replace…

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Hurricane Laura Upgraded to Category 4 **USSAAC Disaster Relief Committee Activated.**

posted over 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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USSAAC is monitoring site. We invite other organizations to join our effort. STAY SAFE!!! EVACUATE. PROTECT YOUR COMMUNICATION TOOLS...you'll need them!

2020 Hurricane Season: USSAAC Disaster Relief Committee is Ready to help

posted over 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Hurricane Hanna has landed in Texas and Hurricane Douglas is about to hit Hawaii. We know residents will be impacted. USSAAC’s Disaster Relief Committee is ready to help individuals (adults and children) impacted by these hurricanes. If you, or someone you know, uses augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) methods to…

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February 2020 Flooding

posted almost 2 years ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Recuerde a las personas que el Comité de Ayuda para Desastres de USSAAC está listo para ayudar a las personas con necesidades complejas de comunicación afectadas por las inundaciones. Tenemos soporte para el reemplazo de dispositivos, asistencia técnica, soporte de recursos, etc.

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Emergency: 911

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