ISAAC- Australia Awards 2013.
Every two years, ISAAC-Australia recognizes those people who are making a difference in the world of AAC, and the places that are supporting them to do so.
Do you know someone you would like us to recognise? Please put in a nomination for the 2013 ISAAC-Australia Awards.
ISAAC-Australia is calling for nominations in 4 categories. You can nominate anyone– not only ISAAC members.
1. The Foundation Award – This award is for someone who has shown improvement in the use of AAC in any way at all. Prize – Framed Certificate + Free membership ISAAC-AUSTRALIA for 1 year + $50
2. The Community Award – This award is for someone who actively uses AAC in the community. This contributes to advancing the use and acceptance of AAC in the community. Prize – Framed Certificate + Free membership ISAAC-AUSTRALIA for 1 year + $50
3. The School/Organisation Award – This award is for a school or organization that has shown outstanding recognition and acceptance of AAC for someone who learns, works or participates there. Prize – Framed Certificate + a copy of “Beneath the Surface”- an ISAAC Publication + Free membership ISAACAUSTRALIA for 1 year
4. The Information Award – This award is for work that raises awareness of AAC. It includes articles, lectures, public appearances, radio interviews or public work of art Prize – Framed Certificate + Free membership ISAAC AUSTRALA for 1 year + $50
Criteria for judging the awards:The awards committee of ISAACAUSTRALIA
(presently the Executive Committee) will judge nominations for awards. The judgement is made on two criteria:
(i) How has the use of AAC had a positive effect for the person.
(ii) How has the use of AAC as you describe it helped to advance AAC in the person’s community, State, or Australia?.
The winners will be announced at the ISAAC-Australia lunchtime meeting at the AGOSCI conference in Sydney 1-4 May 2013 . The winners will be announced even if they are not present.
All nominations must be in by March 28th 2013
These must be sent to the secretary of ISAAC Australia by email by mail: Gemma Holleran: 17 Ormonde Road Ferntree Gully 3156 VIC firstname.lastname@example.org