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Who Needs AAC?

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Who Needs AAC?

From Ace Centre Learning


  • Introductory level
  • Places available
  • On-demand
  • Take this course online

Included in course bundles:

  • Getting started with AAC

    Learn about what Augmentative and Alternative Communication is and all the different forms it can take. See real example of people using AAC and understand how you can support someone. Build your confidence to have a go and get answers to some of the common questions people have about AAC.

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Learn about who might use Augmentative and Alternative Communication and how you can begin to identify someone who may benefit from AAC.

Course aim:

To raise your awareness of Speech, Language and Communication difficulties and how different people may benefit from AAC in different ways.

You will learn:

  • To describe different types of communication needs and recognise how AAC can be of benefit
  • To identify skills required to use different AAC solutions
  • To reflect on an individual’s learning requirements for AAC
  • To identify where and who to go to for support

Course includes:

Online learning activities and resources.

Suitable for:

Anyone working with people who use AAC.

IPAACKS competencies:

  • Level 1 : Identifying need
  • Level 1 : AAC Assessment

Special requirements:

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Cost: £30

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Course type


Exploring Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) that supports face-to-face communication.

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