Perfect weather for training for a 5k! Dates have just been confirmed for the 2014 Minithon. Take on a 5k run or walk for ACE Centre this autumn.
Martin Pistorius: author of the compelling novel, Ghost Boy, gives a personal insight into his story and his experience of AAC. Martin_Pistorius-24_June_2014-An_AAC_users_perspective.pdf Anna Reeves, ACE Centre manager and member of the AAC subgroup overseeing the transition to the new AAC Commissioning arrangements gives an update on progress to date. Accessing_AAC_services-_AER_June2014.pdf What’s new in assistive technology: the latest developments in the field of assistive technology for com...
Here is a summary of the references to commissioning AAC services and equipment within the latest revision of the SEND Code of Practice, which once approved by Parliament will come into force on 1st September 2014. Whilst this applies in the main to maintained schools, pupil referral units, academies and free schools and non-maintained special schools for children and young people aged 0 – 25 years, it will be of significant interest to local commissioners who may have responsibility for joint c...
The deadline is fast approaching for this funding opportunity. Apply by 30th May 2014 for funding towards ACE Centre CPD Awards! https://www.gov.uk/national-scholarships-for-teachers-and-send-support-staff
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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