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  • Moving on from core and fringe vocabularies to “AAC, Literacy and Complex Needs” Fri, 08 Apr 2016 11:38:43 +0000

    Communication Matters held a very interesting day on ‘AAC, Literacy and Complex Needs’ with Jane Farrall and Sally Clendon leading the day. There were detailed handouts to keep us on track and similar slides have been put on slideshare when the two speech therapists presented on the subject at the ICCHP conference in 2014 There Is No […]

  • Adding elements to symbols to enhance their use. Wed, 09 Mar 2016 12:05:01 +0000

    AAC symbols need to be bespoke, personalised and relevant to the time of communication as well as the setting and task being undertaken.  However, this is not always possible in the time available with on the spot conversations.  Where there is time to adapt symbols the process often has to be carried out in special […]

  • What do symbol users think of our symbols? Mon, 11 Jan 2016 05:53:07 +0000

    As part of our project, it is essential that AAC users and persons with communication difficulties evaluate our symbols. This will ensure that the very people that will be using them can provide us with feedback and we can tailor the symbols to their needs. The team contacted the Speech Therapy team at AWSAJ Academy […]