Northwest Augmentative Communication Society (NWACS) is a non-profit, all volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing the communication effectiveness of persons who can benefit from augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).


It is the intent of NWACS to:

  1. Assist individuals with AAC needs in the pursuit of communication;
  2. Promote public awareness of communication disability and AAC options;
  3. Provide inservice and other transdisciplinary educational opportunities;
  4. Promote and represent the goals of the United States Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC).