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Research on how communication aids can become better at expressing emotions

21 May 2018 - 11:56am
Dear all, We would like to invite you to participate in an online survey for which a link is provided below. In this research, which this survey is part of, we want to find out how people with dysarthria communicate emotions. We want to know more about: - How difficult it is to get

Friday Announcements - 18 May 2018

18 May 2018 - 3:10pm
Friday Announcements - 18 May 2018 1. Looking for Boccia players near Leeds! News from CM: 2. CM2018 International AAC Conference - Registration Open! 3. CM2018 Great Book Draw 4. 2018 CM Roadshows 5. About Friday Announcements 1. Looking for Boccia players near Leeds! From Ross McWilliams,

Friday Announcements - 11 May 2018

11 May 2018 - 3:36pm
Friday Announcements - 11 May 2018 1. Making a police station communication accessible 2. Seeking an AAC user in England to join the AAC Advisory Group 3. A Grid for iPad webinar on Thursday 17 May News from CM: 4. Change to the procedure of Advisory Voting for Potential Trustees for the CM

The Voice Monologues

9 May 2018 - 2:58pm
Hi there, I am writing to you as my theatre company, The Unspoken Project CIC, is planning to do a showcase in the autumn and we are looking for actors who use unconventional forms of communication (e.g. communication aids). We would like these actors to read out famous speeches, e.g. I have

Friday Announcements - 4 May 2018

4 May 2018 - 3:21pm
Friday Announcements - 4 May 2018 1. WM AAC CEN 2. iPad Access & Accessories 3. AAC SIG Study Day News from CM: 4. Change to the procedure of Advisory Voting for Potential Trustees for the CM Board 2018 5. CAUK Update 6. CM2018 Great Book Draw 7. 2018 CM Roadshows 8. About Friday Announcement

Friday Announcements - 27 April 2018

27 April 2018 - 1:31pm
Friday Announcements - 27 April 2018 1. Communication Works 2018 2. AAC Summer Camp 3. Calling all Therapists and other users of AAC devices 4. Vacancy at the Bristol Communication Aid Service (BCAS) News from CM: 5. CM2018 - Call for Papers - deadline is 23.59 today!! 6. Conference 2018

#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Final Day!

27 April 2018 - 9:42am
#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Final Day! Deadline: Today! Friday 27th April. Your last chance to submit! Further information can be found on our website, follow this link: https://www.communicationmatters.org.uk/page/conference/call-for-papers

#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 2 days to go!

26 April 2018 - 10:06am
#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 2 days to go! Deadline: Tomorrow! Friday 27th April Further information can be found on our website, follow this link: https://www.communicationmatters.org.uk/page/conference/call-for-papers

#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 3 days to go!

25 April 2018 - 12:42pm
#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 3 days to go! Deadline: 27th April Further information can be found on our website, follow this link: https://www.communicationmatters.org.uk/page/conference/call-for-papers

#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 4 days to go!

24 April 2018 - 9:08am
#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 4 days to go! Deadline: 27th April Further information can be found on our website, follow this link: https://www.communicationmatters.org.uk/page/conference/call-for-papers

#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 5 days to go!

23 April 2018 - 2:36pm
#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 5 days to go! Deadline: 27th April Further information can be found on our website, follow this link: https://www.communicationmatters.org.uk/page/conference/call-for-papers

Friday Announcements - 20 April 2018

20 April 2018 - 3:57pm
Friday Announcements - 20 April 2018 1. ChatAble on BBC Click - and now just 99p 2. Surface Pro EyeGaze Education Bundle News from CM: 3. AAC and Literacy Best Practice Study Days - Last chance to book for Friday, 27 April! 4. CM2018 - Call for Papers - Only 1 week to go!! 5. Are you an AAC User

#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 1 week to go!

20 April 2018 - 3:56pm
#CM2018conf - Call for Papers - Only 1 week to go! Deadline: 27th April Further information can be found on our website, follow this link: https://www.communicationmatters.org.uk/page/conference/call-for-papers

RE: [AAC Forum] • Auditory Scanning on iPad

20 April 2018 - 12:17pm
Hello Warren, It is generally the case that if a developer has built in scanning to their app then the iOS scanning conflicts. Sounds like this might be something to take up with the app developers. They claim on their App Store page it has ‘auditory preview’ and works with the Blue2, so you

Auditory Scanning on iPad

19 April 2018 - 8:24am
Some apps support auditory scanning. Within the app's settings, you can turn auditory cues on and off. One example of this is Adapted Play Book - EIEIO! by Creative Communicating. I am using an Ablenet blue2 switch. I would like to be able to use the switch using auditory cues in these apps

Communication support in Punjabi

18 April 2018 - 10:55am
We have just had a gentleman referred to our SLT service whose first language is Punjabi. Please can anyone advise on whether a communication support tool / app is available in Punjabi? Many Thanks Alison

Help please...i-12

14 April 2018 - 10:59am
We are having problems with the eye gaze Windows control panel on i-12 partially obscuring the right hand edge of the device. This happens when whenever Communicator 5 is not full screen (eg when editing or some windows function needs attention) and we cannot find a quick way to stop it or turn

Friday Announcements - 13 April 2018

13 April 2018 - 3:27pm
Friday Announcements - 13 April 2018 1. Vacancy at the Bristol Communication Aid Service (BCAS) News from CM: 2. CM2018 - Call for Papers - Only 2 weeks to go!! 3. Are you an AAC User with a story to tell? 4. CM are looking for budding artists or creative people! 5. AAC and Literacy Best

black and white/high contrast symbol app

12 April 2018 - 10:33am
hi folks just wondering if anyone is aware of any iOS or Android AAC apps that have black symbols on a white background or vice versa - or black and white line drawing symbols? thanks janet Janet Scott Speech and Language Therapist SCTCI WESTMARC Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Friday Announcements - 6 April 2018

6 April 2018 - 2:52pm
Friday Announcements - 6 April 2018 1. Score Seminar - A new Core based vocabulary 2. Alternative Paths to Literacy: literacy for children and young people who use AAC 3. New dates announced for Smartbox Getting Started with Grid 3 training News from CM: 4. CM2018 - Call for Papers - Only 3 weeks

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