You are here

Communication Matters Journal - Download

Front cover of Communication Matters JournalBack issues of the Communication Matters Journal can be downloaded in PDF format. However, issues published in the past two years are only displayed if you are logged in as a member. Find out how to become a member.

To avoid scrolling to earlier issues, enter a year (earliest is 1998) then click Apply. Or you can search the article titles for a keyword.

Issue Articles and Authors
Jul 2001
Vol 15(2)


  • A Parent's Perspective on Introducing a Hi-tech Communication Aid to her child (Debra Lissaman & Nicki Worth)
  • Can AAC promote communication and language in children with autism? (Imelda Reynolds)
  • Conversation Analysis and AAC: from Principle to Practice (Steven Bloch, Mike Clarke & Sarah Collins)
  • He doesn't use his Talker much! (Olwen Jones)
  • Motivation and Acceptance Issues in the Provision of Assistive Technology to Adults with Severe Acquired Neuro-disability (Inge Berrie & Gary Derwent)
  • Rolling Drama and AAC Users (Ann Gresswell)
  • The Triple C: Checklist of Communication Competencies (Karen Bloomberg, Denise West & Hilary Johnson)
Mar 2001
Vol 15(1)


  • Employment Using Alternative and Augmentative Communication Systems (Anthony Robertson)
  • Getting Started with a Core Low Technology AAC Vocabulary (Judy Robertson)
  • Running AAC Groups on Themes at Primary and Secondary Level (Alison Mackenzie & Elizabeth Holmes)
  • The 1Voice Family Weekend (Katie Clarke & Tamsin Crothers)
  • The Use of AAC to Promote Inclusion in a Secondary School (Rosalind Bleach)
  • Useful Tips for Taking AAC Overseas (Caroline Gray)
  • Using the Principles of the 'Hanen Programme for Parents' with Clients for Developing Early AAC (Chris Sherlock)
  • Views of Young Adults at the Time of Transition (Lois Cameron & Joan Murphy)
  • Working in Partnership - Communication Book Workshops (Hannah Curry, Liz Parker & Sally Chan)
Nov 2000
Vol 14(3)


  • A Language Independent Bliss to Sentence Translation System (Annalu Waller, Erwin Oosterhoorn & Peter Andreasen)
  • An Investigation of Developmental Trends in Speaking and Non-speaking Children: AAC Implications (Janice Murray)
  • Chat with Symbols (Jo Cremelie & Bart Noë)
  • Do Communication Aids Pose a Risk of Cross-infection? (Simon Churchill)
  • How Reliable is the Evidence? The Role of AAC in Legal Situations (Janet Scott)
  • Lightwriters: A New Way Forward (Kim Harris)
  • Speak for Yourself Campaign (James Ford & Jane Wink)
  • Survey and Analysis of the Provision of Electronic Assistive Technology (EAT) in Two Regional Health Authorities (Donna Cowan & Alan Turner-Smith)
  • The CM Achievement Awards 2000 (Shaun Garlington, Siân Lewis, Leigh O'Donnell, Gabriel Santos, Shauna Sepede)
  • The Future is Mine (Scott Barbour, Award winner)