ISAAC Awards are presented every two years in conjunction with the Biennial Conference. For all award information or application forms (with the exception of the Bridge School award; see below), please contact:
312 Dolomite Drive, Suite 216
Toronto, ON M3J 2N2
Phone: (905) 850-6848
Fax: (905) 850-6852
ISAAC Lifetime Achievement Award
This award, new in 2014, has been created to honour an individual, linked with the field of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the enhancement and growth in human knowledge, and the overall improvement of the human condition.
ISAAC Outstanding Consumer Lecture Award
This award provides a platform for an outstanding person who uses AAC to present a topic in which s/he has special expertise. Award: Featured presenter at the Biennial Conference and a cash award of $5,000 CAD. Due: November 30, 2017
- 2016 ISAAC Outstanding Consumer Lecture by Glenda Hyatt Watson (YouTube video)
- 2014 ISAAC Outstanding Consumer Lecture by Fiona Given (YouTube video)
- 2012 Words+/ISAAC Outstanding Consumer Lecture by Lisa Lehmann (YouTube video)
ISAAC President’s Award
To acknowledge extraordinary support of ISAAC by an individual. Due: April 28, 2018
ISAAC Distinguished Service Award
To recognize an outstanding contribution to the field of AAC by a group or individual through clinical work, information /knowledge, distribution and research. Due: April 28, 2018
ISAAC Fellowship Award
Honours an ISAAC member who has earned distinction within the ISAAC community. The title Fellow of the International Society of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) shall be given for the life of the recipient and may be indicated and abbreviated as F.ISAAC. Due: April 28, 2018
The Bridge School / ISAAC Teacher in Residence Award
Offers an opportunity to learn and teach AAC methods through a teacher-in-training program in an educational center at The Bridge School of excellence in the United States.
More information is available on The Bridge School website, here.
Applications may be sent by mail or email to:
The Bridge School
545 Eucalyptus Avenue
Hillsborough, CA 94110 USA
Email: Vicki Casella vcasella(at)bridgeschool.org
AAC Editors’ Awards
Awarded by the Editorial Board of the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) journal, in two categories: Most Significant Research Article and Most Significant Student Article.
- ISAAC Award Recipients 1986 – 2016 (433 kB)