Deb Pugh, Speech and Language Therapist and Research student at the University of Northampton is looking for your input to her current research project titled ‘Listening to different voices in families’ (The use of augmentative and alternative communication systems within the home). She writes: "I am undertaking a research project exploring the experiences of families who use augmentative and alternative communication systems. The study will be carried out under the supervision of the Unive...
ACE Centre is looking to recruit trustees to support the charity as it develops in light of our recent expansion, raised profile and national status and contribute to the opportunities these present. The statutory duties of an ACE Centre trustee comply with the requirements stipulated by the Charities Commission. Other duties include: Scrutinising Board papers Leading and contributing to discussions Providing guidance on new initiatives, policy and legislation relevant to ACE Centre activities O...
Applications have now closed for the National Scholarship Fund for teachers and SEN support staff.
Widgit Software will be holding 2 days at the ACE Centres in May. This is a great opportunity to see the new software and apps that have been released over the last 12 months. The days will run from 9am to 12:30pm with lunch and refreshments.
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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