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  • NHS Contract Information sessions

    ACE Centre would like to invite commissioners, AAC professionals and AAC services from across the North West NHS specialised commissioning region to an information session to provide you with details about our assessment service for children and adults who meet the NHS Specialised AAC Service eligibility criteria. Members of the AAC Assessment Team will provide information about Who is eligible to access the Specialised AAC Assessment Service How to refer your eligible patients What patients can...

  • Potentially fraudulent ace-centre website

    We have been made aware of a website that has been purchased from an old ACE Centre domain name and is currently being used to emulate ACE Centre services by a person or organisation unknown to us.  Please ensure that you use the web link: www.acecentre.org.uk only, that does not contain a hyphen between the word 'ace' and 'centre' and bring this to the attention of any other people you know who may be trying to contact us.  Many thanks for your help with this matter.  

  • SEND reforms for SLCN survey

    The Communication Trust is running a short survey across June to gain views about opportunities and challenges of the reformed SEND system for children and young people with SLCN.  You can take the survey here. 

  • ACE Centre supports the Shine a Light 2015 Awards

    ACE Centre is delighted to support the Shine a Light 2015 Awards – The search is on for best practice and excellence around children and young people’s communication!  The Shine a Light Awards are back for 2015 – Are you a communication champion? The Communication Trust and Pearson Assessment have teamed up once again to bring you the Shine a Light 2015 Awards. Back by popular demand, the Shine a Light Awards are looking for teams, settings and individuals in England that exemplify best pra...

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What we do

The ability to communicate is fundamental to a basic quality of life, yet for many people effective communication is difficult because of a physical impairment, language disorder or learning disability. We work with people of all ages who face such challenges.

We're experts in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and Assistive Technology (AT), with core specialist services that include:

We also carry out project and consultancy work for local and central statutory services. For more information on what we do and how we work you can see a video on our work here

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