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Emergency Preparedness for the AAC Family

September 7, 2017 by - Leave your thoughts

Emergency Preparedness for the AAC Family

Many of us live in areas prone to storms or other game-changing weather events, but even those who don’t should prepare for emergency situations. Today, as we continue our preparations for Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the open Atlantic,ย my friend, Amy Goldman, takes the reins. With her broad background in AAC and AT and her incredible advocacy work, we are in no better hands. If you’re inclined toward prayers or even if you’re not, we here in South Florida could use any positive energy you can send our way. Stay safe, friends, and remember to take care of those around you. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: With the images of the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in front of us, and with Irma and possibly Jose in the forecast, it is actually a little late to be talking about emergency preparedness.ย  However, it is good to reflect on some of... [Read More...]

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PrAACtical Resources: Storm Preparation and Recovery

September 4, 2017 by - 1 Comment

PrAACtical Resources: Storm Preparation and Recovery

Before, during, and after – storms can be scary business and people with AAC needs are among the most vulnerable in extreme weather events. Our neighbors in Texas and the Gulf Coast are recovering from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, and we’ve got our eye on Hurricane Irma’s path. Here are some resources that you can explore to help in storm preparation and recovery. Hurricane Harvey Please consider helping however you can. Get or Give Help AAC Relief for for Hurricane Harvey organized by USSAAC, Communication Circles, Disability Connections, ย and CERV of Monterey Matching donations by Prentke Romich Company Texas SLP Fund by Teachers Pay Teachers SLPs Therapy Materials for Flooded SLPs request TSTS Lite Version access (by email: Carrie@SpeechAndLanguageKids.com) Help for Harvey SLPs by Help for Harvey SLPs Facebook group Pass It On Reuse Center (for AT) Hurricane Resource page by Tobii Dynavox          ... [Read More...]

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