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  • NHS Contract Information Sessions - Wessex & Thames Valley

    ACE Centre would like to invite commissioners, AAC professionals and AAC services from across the Thames Valley and Wessex 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...  Read More...

  • NHS Training sessions now available

    ACE Centre is now taking bookings for the following courses: Text-based AAC solutions Readiness for Voice Output Communication Technology Switch Access to Communication. These courses are designed for existing and potential referrers to our NHS specialised AAC services and for professionals involved in the establishment or development of local AAC services Please visit our Training page for further details and to book a place     Read More...

  • ACE Centre stakeholder consultation feedback and non-NHS activity

    Thank you to everyone who took part in our recent ACE Centre stakeholder consultation. A presentation summarising the key findings can be found here. In response to the feedback given to ACE Centre, we have identified a limited amount of additional capacity in order to offer services outside of our NHS Contract.   Read More...

  • Vacancy in Oldham

    We are looking to recruit an Occupational Therapist who has experience of, or an interest in, working with AAC and AT. Based in our Oldham office, the post will support the delivery of specialised AAC services in the North West region.  Work for us.   Read More...

  • Vacancy in Oxfordshire

    We are looking to recruit either a teacher or HLTA who has experience of, or an interest in, working with AAC and AT. Based in our Oxfordshire office the post will support the delivery of specialised AAC services in the Thames Valley and Wessex region. Work for us.     Read More...

  • NHS Contract Information sessions

    ACE Centre would like to invite commissioners, AAC professionals and AAC services from across the Thames Valley and Wessex NHS and North West specialised commissioning regions 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 e...  Read More...

  • 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...  Read More...

  • 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.     Read More...

  • 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.    Read More...

  • 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...  Read More...

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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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