August 1998, Dublin, Ireland, the PEC@ Chairperson received the
Distinguished Service Award from the International Society for
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC).
June 2000, SHOUT was presented the Leadership Award by the
Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America (RESNA).
July 2001, SHOUT received the ACES Free Speech Now Award by the
Institute on Disabilities, Pennsylvania University Center for
Excellence, Temple University.
• March and April
2002-03, two regional conference replications of PEC@, in collaboration
with SHOUT, took place in Toronto, Canada and Los Angeles, California.
• Communication Matters (CM) had a Town Meeting,
September 20th, 2004 in cooperation with SHOUT. At the Town
Meeting, augmented communicators discussed their current employment or
employment options and what they hoped to be doing in the future.
CM is an UK national charitable organization of members concerned with
the augmentative communication needs. CM is also known as ISAAC
(UK) - the UK Chapter of the International Society for Augmentative and
Alternative Communication (ISAAC).
• ICE Canada
2005, April 8-9, had a Town Meeting in addition to the rest of
its conference. Discussion was chaired by an AAC user. The
main social event was the observational play "Broken
Speech," performed by Speaking.