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Communication Matters 2012 - Final Call for Papers

Submitted by admin on 27 February 2012 - 11:01am

You are invited to submit an abstract for the Communication Matters 2012 National Conference, to be held on 23-25 September 2012 at the University of Leicester.

We welcome abstracts from everyone who would like to present, particularly on the following:

  • Topics presented by people who use AAC
  • Transitions (from nursery to primary secondary work and adult services)

If you work in these areas and feel you have something to say that would help other colleagues, then please submit an abstract. We particularly welcome contributions from people who use AAC and familty members. If you are unsure but want to talk about the opportunity please contact Patrick Poon on tel. 0845 456 8211 or email [email protected]

Papers on any topic addressing the needs of people with severe communication impairment are welcome, including:

  • The use of AAC with different client populations
  • Assessment
  • Implementation and intervention, including outcomes and evidence based intervention
  • Parent and carer issues
  • Using the Internet
  • Employment
  • Advocacy
  • Training
  • Research-based
  • Care in the community
  • AAC and the curriculum
  • AAC and the home.

The closing date for abstract submissions is 18 March 2012.