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Communication Aid Service East of England (CASEE)

Hub - covering: 
East of England
Service
Area covered 

Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. 

Population served 

Individuals who have a severe or complex communication difficulty associated with a range of physical, cognitive, learning or sensory deficits. An individual must understand the purpose of a communication aid, have developed understanding beyond cause and effect and may have experience of using low tech AAC which is insufficient to enable them to realise their communicative potential.

Services provided 
  • To assess and provide Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) solutions (for example electronic communication aids with voice output for people without speech) for individuals that meet the criteria for assessment by a specialised communication hub.
  • To support the establishment, training and development of local AAC services.
Staffing 

Lead Clinician/ Speech and Language Therapist, Deputy Lead Clinician/ Speech and Language Therapist, 2x Speech and Language Therapists, Advisory Teacher, Occupational Therapist, Rehab engineer, Administrator.

Referral process 

We accept referrals from local therapy teams. Local Services to be involved to provide on-going support.