ACE Centre Training
ACE Centre provides a range of training opportunities to support individuals with complex communication and learning needs.
Our Assistive Technology Unit is a four day course providing an overview of Assistive Technology (AT) to support communication and learning, and considers the assessment process for identifying AT requirements. ACE Centre run this course each year. Click here for course details and booking information.
Our Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Unit is a four day course exploring the needs of individuals with complex communication difficulties, critically evaluating the available range of AAC resources and strategies, and examining the issues of assessment, implementation, support and training. Click here for course details and booking information.
Our Level 7 Postgraduate Certificate in Assistive Technology is a Continuing Professional Development opportunity for practitioners interested in pursuing further academic study in the field of Assistive Technology for communication and learning. This postgraduate award is delivered over 2 years and is validated by Manchester Metropolitan University. Click here for course details and booking information.
AAC Assessment Online Learning Modules
AAC Assessment Module 1 Augmentative and Alternative Communication - An introduction to AAC
AAC Assessment Module 2 Chapters 1 – 6
These resources were supported by NHS Education Scotland (www.nes.scot.nhs.uk), and produced by Manchester Metropolitan (Dr Janice Murray, Helen, Bell, Helen Whittle, Osman Javaid) in collaboration with Sara Dale (ACE Centre) and Janet Scott, Scottish Centre of Technology for the Communication Impaired (SCTCI).