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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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FEMA Disaster Assistance Portal

posted 16 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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If you are impacted by latest storms, fires, FIND OUT IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE for FEMA assistance. To assess the portal go to https://www.disasterassistance.gov/

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

posted 16 days 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 about 1 month 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 2 months 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 3 months 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 8 months 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.

February 2020 Floods

posted 8 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Please remind people that USSAAC's Disaster Relief Committee stands ready to help people with complex communication needs impacted by the floods. We have support for device replacement, technical assistance, resource support, etc. If you wish to help us connect with those in need, please get in touch and tell them.…

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USSAAC IS STANDING BY TO HELP PEOPLE WITH SEVERE COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES WHO USE AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION

posted 10 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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With winter storms and earthquakes impacting millions of people, we know there are some who may have lost access to their AAC tools and technologiest. Let us help. The USSAAC Disaster Relief Committee is standing by. We'd like to hear from individuals as well as the many organizations who might…

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Puerto Rico gets hit by earthquakes. Please stand by!!!

posted 10 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Hello AAC community We are in touch with colleagues in PR and around the U.S.. Communication avenues are down in PR so it's hard to know what is happening. USSAAC hopes to hear from people / family members of people who rely on Augmentative and Alternative communication tools, technologies and…

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California Fires and People who rely on AAC

posted 12 months ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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If you know of ANYONE who uses AAC and lost their equipment during the October/ November 2019 fires, please let them know to contact us through this site.

Thanks everyone, USSAAC's Disaster Relief Committee

AAC Support Following National or Regional Disasters

posted about 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Go to (http://bit.ly/AACDorian) to learn more

DORIAN - Spanish

posted about 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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Esperamos que todos estén seguros y se hayan preparado para esta tormenta. USSAAC estará monitoreando este sitio diariamente. Estamos listos para ayudar a las personas que usan AAC y / o miembros de la familia que apoyan a alguien con graves problemas de comunicación. Estamos preparados para hacer todo lo…

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DORIAN - English

posted about 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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We hope everyone is safe and has prepared for this storm. USSAAC will be monitoring this site daily. We stand by to help people who use AAC and/or family members who support someone with severe communication challenges. We are prepared to make every effort to address the loss of a…

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As DORIAN takes aim at U.S. and its territories, USSAAC stands by ready to help

posted about 1 year ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
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If you or a family member loses his/her ability to communicate using their augmentative and alternative communication because of Hurricane Dorian, please let us know. Just enter your "NEED" and/or if you have equipment/materials/time/expertise to donate to those impacted who rely on AAC, please let us know by entering your…

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