Communication Matters commissions research, publishes a journal and hosts documents on policy and practice on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

We recommend books and useful websites and have a glossary of AAC terms.


Communication Matters commissioned research to establish the evidence of need for AAC in the UK. We host the archive AACKnowledge website, designed to help researchers and others access robust evidence about AAC.

Policy & Standards

Policy documents on the use of communication aids, including National Standards for AAC services for children and adults.

AAC E-Learning

A free, online resource from Communication Matters providing a comprehensive introduction to AAC.