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United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC)
President: Patricia Ourand, M.S., CCC-SLP
Public Information Contact: Barbara Figueiredo, USSAAC Office Manager
Address: P.O. Box 1195, Burlingame, CA, 94011
Voice: (928) 585-8525
Fax: (410) 296-5710
The purposes of the United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC) are to enhance the communication effectiveness of people who can benefit from augmentative and alternative communication and to support the goals of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. USSAAC supports individuals in their right to communicate and participate fully in society; promotes public awareness; influences national and state public policy and legislation; disseminates legislative, regulatory, and funding information; facilitates high-quality service delivery; and promotes transdisciplinary professional education. Sponsors a conference every two years; visit the USSAAC website for date and location.