1. Research Opportunity for AAC Users 2. Augmented Reality Facial Exercise App 3. 1Voice Summer Festival – Volunteers Needed 4. CCAS Job Vacancy 5. Personal Assistant – York News from Communication Matters: 6. BAC Study Day Feedback 7. CM2022 Great Book Draw 8. Glasgow AAC Information Day 2022 9. Call for Nominations for Trustees 10. […]
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This AAC Information Day is a product demonstration day supported and presented by our Commercial Members from the UK’s leading suppliers of communication aids, equipment, software and symbol systems. The day consists of five sessions which provide information and offer up-to-date knowledge on the range of AAC products available in the UK. There will also […]
We are looking forward to welcoming you all to Leeds for the AAC Awards in 2023, which will tie in with the city’s celebrations of culture. The date is now set! Friday 24th March 2023. Please get the date in your diaries now! We will be announcing the AAC Awards categories and more details soon, […]
The time has come again to request nominations for Trustees to serve a term in the life of Communication Matters. The role of a Trustee demands stamina, commitment and a good skill mix, but it’s also stimulating, enlightening and very rewarding! This year there are four vacant places to be filled and the opportunity of […]
We are pleased to announce the theme for this year’s conference is ‘Sustainability’! Communication Matters aims to become more environmentally friendly and support the University of Leeds sustainability commitments including tackling the climate crisis by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, removing single use plastic in line with the #2023PlasticFree pledge and being a positive partner in […]
Becoming an Aided Communicator (BAC) Study Day – Theory, Methods, Findings and Practical Implications When? Tuesday 21st June 2022, 10am to 4pm (registration at 9.30am) Where? University of Leeds or Zoom Who? An international team, led by Prof. Stephen von Tetzchner, University of Oslo, Norway The focus of this Study Day is on the language […]
Our 1/4/22 Friday Announcements included this request from Communication Matters: “Ukrainian AAC Resources – A request from a CM Member: We would be pleased to hear from anyone who has any AAC resources in the Ukrainian language that we can share on our website to help assist people who need AAC who have just arrived […]
The Communication Matters International AAC Conference will take place at the University of Leeds from 11th – 13th September 2022. Over the course of two and a half days, participants will enjoy a diverse programme of keynotes, plenaries, presentations, posters and talks from AAC supplier companies. The conference provides a unique forum to meet and […]
You are invited to contribute to the Communication Matters 2022 International AAC Conference (11-13 September, University of Leeds). We have based our topic areas on the three aspects of evidence-based practice which constitute improved outcomes for all. These aspects are: Best Research Evidence: Papers submitted under this heading are carried out by independent organisations such […]
Monday 28th March 2022 11:00-16:00 The Edge Exhibition Centre, Willow Terrace Road, Leeds, LS2 9JT Communication Matters is pleased to announce the opportunity to meet in person suppliers of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) products and related services. The world of AAC is constantly changing – new software and technology, new strategies, new evidence about […]
The group acts as a focus group for Communication Matters (CM) and is a vehicle to hear the views of AAC users on CM and its activities and actions. This group is also undertaking some work on behalf of CM led by AAC users, for example, fundraising activities. This group is more suited for older […]
It may have been a strange year, but we still have reasons to celebrate! We are delighted to be able to open nominations for the AAC Awards 2021. They will be held remotely on the evening of Friday 17th September 2021 to close our virtual Communication Matters AAC Conference and hope to bring together all […]