AAC Relief: Hurricane Harvey

Get assistance: connect with the goods
and services you need.
Send supplies: connect with people
who need them.
Lend a hand: connect with people
who need your help.
Locate or suggest donation centers, shelters, and other recovery resources:
Find Resources »
Orbit_four_columns_augmentative-commun.-system
Children and adults with severe speech/language disabilities often use Augmentative and Alternative communication (AAC). Join this national effort to support individuals/family members/other AAC stakeholders directly impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Community Updates

TobiiDynavox donates $20,000 to USSAAC's Recovery Efforts!

posted 3 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: donation

Thank you TobiiDynavox for your generous donation. People with severe disabilities who are unable to speak are among the hardest hit by disasters. The United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication has set up this web site to meet the needs of people with disabilities who can’t use their…

Read More

More individuals with complex communication needs and their families are impacted by hurricanes.

posted 3 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: update

The needs continue to grow. USSAAC is working with other organizations to make a difference by helping to restore communication access for these children and adults who lost their communication device/boards. Thank you to all who are working on the ground and making donations and offering to help. It is…

Read More

To obtain information about how to obtain food, shelter, clothing, mental health counseling, etc.

posted 16 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: 2-1-1

People can call the centers 24/7 and receive information on how to obtain many resources including food, shelter, clothing, mental health counseling, etc. United Way of Texas 2-1-1 call centers. For more information/resources, click on DOCUMENTS.

Durable Medical Equipment Distribution in Houston Saturday Sept 9

posted 16 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: dme distribution

RSVP c/o Pro-Care Orthotics 7100 Grand Blvd Houston TX 7705

Are you affected by Hurricane Harvey? Do you have a disability? Are you in need of medical equipment?

Equipment available: Wheelchairs, canes, walkers, catheters, diapers, and other medical supplies

Time 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Offers to donate and volunteer coming in from around the country

posted 18 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
No comments yet Labels: aac update

Speech-language pathologists, companies that develop, manufacture, sell AAC equipment and others are stepping up and offering to help. Thank you AAC community.

We are also beginning to get need requests from AAC families and are working with other organizations to get these addressed.

Prentke Romich and Saltillo Announce up to $20,000 in Donations for Families and Individuals with AAC.

posted 23 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
1 comment

PRC/Saltillo will donate $10,000 and match contributions of up to another $10,000. These funds will go to families with individuals who use AAC. Dave Moffitt, President of PRC wrote, "It goes without saying that we at PRC and Saltillo don’t care what devices these folks are using. We want to…

Read More

USSAAC is reaching out

posted 25 days ago by CERV from Community Emergency Response Volunteers of the Monterey Peninsula
2 comments

USSAAC is trying to contact all current and former members of the organization in TX and LA to see how you are doing. Pass on information about the site to families with individuals who use AAC.

Welcome to AAC Relief: Hurricane Harvey!

posted 26 days ago by Chris
No comments yet Labels: volunteering donations organizations

**This site is designed to help people who use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), their family members in communities impacted by hurricane Harvey.

USSAAC (the United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication) launched this site on August 29, 2017.

Individuals with complex communication needs, family members and professionals can…

Read More

I Want to Give

* You will be directed off-site to donate money. Your money is not handled by Recovers. It is handled by community organizers or outside charities, and the payment platform they use to accept your donation.

×