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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
AAC Info is a monthly newsletter of all things AAC, edited by ACE Centre. Information is sourced from suppliers, user forums, twitter and email lists. If you have a news item that you think should be included please add it here. Read More...
Please make sure that YOUR VIEWS are known by participating in ACE Centre’s Stakeholder Consultation process NO LATER THAN 30/04/15. Open this news item and click here to complete our on-line questionnaire. For more information, follow this link Read More...
ACE Centre has been commissioned to act as a regional AAC Hub and deliver the specialised AAC Service in the North West and the Thames Valley and Wessex regions.
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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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