The Holway Centre, Byron Road Taunton TA1 2JD Tel: 01823 334 475 Fax: 01823 323 656 Contact: Kate Holloway Email: [email protected] Service Area covered Somerset Population served Age 3-16 Scale Approximately 6-8 for assessment per year (for High Tech aids only) Services provided - Assessment- Loan- Provision- Training- Short-term support for planning- Ongoing monitoring Staffing Staff manage hours within their current posts Funded by - NHS- Education Permanent or project Initially a 3-year project, funding applied for each year now. Year set up 2006 for Education. Funding from Health agreed 2008. Referral process Via Speech and Language Therapists to an inter-agency management panel for AAC. If referrals are accepted then assessments can be made.