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Friday Announcements 19 January 2018

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 19 January 2018 - 12:10pm
Friday Announcements - 19th January 2018 1. There is still time to make a nomination for the Shine A Light Awards 2018 2. New - LAMP Workshops in the UK and Ireland – March 2018 3. Job Opportunity at Manchester Metropolitan University - Research Fellow (Communication Disability) 4. CALL Scotland

2018 London Roadshow (2nd accompanying PA)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:54pm
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2018 London Roadshow (1st accompanying PA)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:54pm
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2018 London Roadshow (AAC User/Family)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:54pm
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2018 London Roadshow (Member)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:53pm
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2018 London Roadshow (Non-Member)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:53pm
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2018 Oldham Roadshow (2nd accompanying PA)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:53pm
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2018 Oldham Roadshow (1st accompanying PA)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:52pm
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2018 Oldham Roadshow (AAC User/Family)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:52pm
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2018 Oldham Roadshow (Member)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:51pm
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2018 Oldham Roadshow (Non-Member)

Latest News from Communication Matters - 18 January 2018 - 12:51pm
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Friday Announcements - 12 January 2018

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 12 January 2018 - 10:31am
Friday Announcements - 12th January 2018 1. Postgraduate Certificate Assistive Technology at Ace Centre 2. SCORE Seminar - A new Core based vocabulary 3. There is still time to make a nomination for the Shine A Light Awards 2018. 4. Upcoming 2 day introductory PODD (Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic

Mobile Magic Carpet

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 11 January 2018 - 8:04am
Hi Everyone, I have recently obtained charitable funds in a multi-professional bid to set up an equipment store for patients to improve communication, orientation and experience of inpatients who have no or limited control of their environment. On the list is a mobile magic carpet by

Best Device for Severely Disabled

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 10 January 2018 - 11:15am
Hi all, I am working as a case manager with people who have severe mental and motor disabilities. I am looking for a good device which does not require much intelligence and motor capacity to operate. Regards, Tzippy

High contrast symbols in apps or software for pupils with VI

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 10 January 2018 - 11:05am
I'm exploring which AAC iPad apps have access to high contrast symbols for pupils with visual impairment. I'm aware of PCS high contrast symbols in Snap + Core First . However, it doesn't look like the other apps with PCS symbols have the high contrast symbols included, ie Clicker Communicator,

hi a question

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 8 January 2018 - 4:32pm
can anyone remember the story that at an AAC conference while the professionals were finding it difficult to talk to each other because different languages, the young people (maybe Bliss symbols users ) could communicate to each other fantastically? Janet Scott (I think ) told me this story

Friday Announcements - 5th January 2018

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 5 January 2018 - 12:01pm
Friday Announcements - 5th January 2018 1. NEW - LAMP Workshops in the UK and Ireland – March 2018 2. Happy new year … 2018 is going to be exciting and busy for Tobii Dynavox! 3. 1Voice East of England Launch Event 4. Vacancy at the Bristol Communication Aid Service (BCAS) News from CM: 5.

Another novel featuring AAC

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 5 January 2018 - 9:39am
We had a lot of discussion last year about a young adult novel featuring a teenager who uses AAC to help solve a crime. It featured at conference as a raffle prize and the author had consulted various CM members for review. At present I am reading ‘Blood sisters’ , an adult Penguin by Jane Corry

SLT Technical Assistant Role for AAC

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 3 January 2018 - 10:24am
Hi, I work within an adult learning disabilities service, we are currently developing the way we support people who use AAC. One of our thoughts is to develop a therapy assistant role specifically around supporting people and services to maintain devices, troubleshooting when there are

RE: [AAC Forum] Thank you

Communication Matters AAC Forum Newsfeed - 3 January 2018 - 10:23am
I just wanted to say a big thank you to those of you who kindly took the time to email me recently with links through to communication resources for a trip to the dentist/hospital. It was such a great help. Our big day was Tuesday and all went very well. I actually used a couple of the links/res

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