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  • ACE Centres become one organisation

    We are delighted to announce that as from Monday 3rd September, the ACE Centre Advisory Trust joins ACE Centre North to become one national organisation - the ACE Centre.  ACE Centre will operate from both our North and South offices, based in Oldham and Oxfordshire,  and will continue to provide assessment, training, loan bank, consultancy, advice and information services across the country. We are also able to offer cost efficient access to our services through Service...

  • What a result! Thanks to Football Club United of Manchester for their continued support!

    FC United have teamed up with ACE Centre North as a charity partner for the 2011 Minithon.

  • Network Day March 2012 - A Focus on AAC and Autism

    PECS Nikky Steiner (SLT at Orchard Hill College) gave a very interesting presentation on the use of PECS with older students and adults. Her presentation and EFFC booklet can be found below. PECS With Older Students and Adults ppt EFFC Booklet - Effectiveness Framework for Functional Communication pdf Moving on from PECS Karen Bailey and Rachel Moore went through some ideas for supporting children, young people and adults in moving onto a low, light or high tech VOCA.

  • National scholarship fund for teachers and support staff

    We were delighted to be named as one of three charities to benefit from the fundraising efforts of the Mayor of Oldham's 2010/11 appeal.

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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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