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  • Tawasol celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day with some new resources. Thu, 19 May 2016 15:12:50 +0000

    As a way of celebrating the Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) we are putting up some early examples of the sort of resources we want to share with you in the coming months. Global Accessibility Awareness Day is one to celebrate as many people around the world raise awareness about the difficulties some people have being able to […]

  • 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 […]