October was AAC Awareness Month, and the 2018 theme was “Dare
to LEAD”. To follow this theme, the theme of this year’s AAC Voice
picnic was “What’s your superpower?” Our day of
fun included mask-making, vision board creating, playing boccia,
and plenty of chat between AAC users and their
The 2017 picnic was the biggest yet held by AAC Voice, with AAC users and their allies from all over Sydney and a large contingent who came down from Newcastle for the day.
The picnic provided a great networking opportunity for AAC users, parents and friends. It was especially nice to welcome new AAC Voice members who came along to their first event- we acknowledge how unnerving this can be, and we look forward to seeing you at future AAC Voice events.
Bobbin Head was a beautiful location for the picnic and we are planning to hold the 2018 picnic there again.
A huge thank you to AGOSCI and the volunteer Speech Pathology students from Sydney University for assisting with the smooth running of the picnic day.