Open Access Resource Centre (OARC)

Enriching the lives of children who have communication difficulties or who are non-speaking by providing access to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

T-Shirt Fundraiser

Open Access Resource Centre is selling unisex adult sized t-shirts promoting AAC - Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

They are $40.00 and any funds raised
will be put towards purchasing kids' communication systems.


Spring 2024 OARC Newsletter

Read about Ben who is graduating from high school this spring.  He uses an iPad with the Proloquo2Go app and is very active in his community.

You'll hear from a grandmother who used "GO FUND ME" to raise funds for her granddaughter's communication iPad.

Camp yAAC 2024

We are no longer accepting applications for
Camp yAAC 2024.

Games Night for AAC Users 12+

AACross the Board
A Night Out with Friends

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this fun evening! We are looking forward to planning another date soon...


About Us

The Open Access Resource Centre (OARC) is committed to improving the lives of Manitobans with speech challenges through the use of communication devices. With ongoing operational support from the Government of Manitoba - Department of Families, OARC is able to help individuals receive long-term systems as well as providing the supports needed for successful implementation of a device as a communication tool.
Our Mission
To empower individuals with communication challenges, their families, and their communities by providing speech-generating devices and support so everyone's voice is valued.
Our Vision
Everyone has a voice and is heard.

Camp YAAC 2024

Dates:   July 23, 24, 25, 2024
We are no longer accepting applications for 2024.
CBC Winnipeg News Covers Camp yAAC 2022!

OARC in the News

Global News Covers Camp yAAC 2023!
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