People who use AAC (LEAD)

The LEAD Project encourages and supports people who use AAC in taking a leadership role within ISAAC.

LEAD Resources

ISAAC LEAD Project News and Happenings on Facebook – This forum is a place to discuss issues and to share and encourage inspiration.

International AAC Awareness Month – International AAC Awareness Month was established by the LEAD Project Committee in October 2007. Thirteen countries participated in the first annual Awareness Month, and events have been increasing in number and scope ever since. In October 2017, a special International AAC Awareness webinar, Model the Way, showcased the concept of leadership at any age. Part of the USSAAC webinar series and presented by India Ochs, J.D. and Jack Ochs, student, the following is a recording of the October 23, 2017 webinar:

ISAAC has information on how people who use AAC can develop the leadership skills necessary to serve on boards and in the community. We can also provide guidelines on promoting inclusion within non-profit organizations. Click on the links below for materials developed through ISAAC’s LEAD Project: