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Membership Benefits

As an Associate member of Communication Matters you will become part of a UK wide organisation dedicated to supporting the needs of people who need AAC of all ages and ability.

Benefits of Associate Membership

  • Communication Matters Journal - published 3 times a year, delivered to your door. Each issue is full of interesting articles by people who use AAC, family members and professionals, and includes topics of current interest: case histories, research studies, reviews, training opportunities...and lots more!
  • Reduced rate to attend Communication Matters Study Days
  • Eligibilty to attend the Communication Matters National Conference
  • Access to password protected Membership area of website
  • You have the opportunity to apply to be considered as a listing on our website if you offer an independent, specialist or training AAC service, subject to Trustee approval at a quarterly Board Meeting.
  • ISAAC Membership - receive electronic copies of ISAAC news bulletins, and...
  • Reduced rate subscription to ISAAC journals and newsletters 
  • Reduced rate for attendance at ISAAC Biennial Conference

Also:  

  • Monthly E-News from Communication Matters delivered via email
  • Access to latest information on a wide range of AAC issues
  • Free attendance at Communication Matters Roadshows
  • Consultation and workshops influencing future of AAC provision and service

CM Organisational Members
(Types A, B & C): are eligible for all the same benefits as Associate Members, plus:
  • Eligible to apply to present at CM Roadshows (if supplier of AAC products, not just services) 
  • Eligible to exhibit at the CM National Conference, fees payable
  • Eligible to advertise in the CM Journal at reduced rate
  • 1 reduced-rate delegate place at the ISAAC Biennial Conference
     
  • CM Organisational A: 2 sets of the CM Journal (3 issues), up to 3 reduced-rate delegates at any CM Study Day, and up to 3 delegates eligible to attend CM National Conference (fees payable)
  • CM Organisational B: 4 sets of the CM Journal (3 issues), up to 6 reduced-rate delegates at any CM Study Day, and up to 6 delegates eligible to attend CM National Conference (fees payable)
  • CM Organisational C: 6 sets of the CM Journal (3 issues), up to 10 reduced-rate delegates at any CM Study Day, and up to 10 delegates eligible to attend CM National Conference (fees payable)

ISAAC Corporate Members are eligible for all the benefits of CM Organisational members, plus: 

  • Separate listing and reduced rate advertising in ISAAC Membership Directory and the AAC Journal
  • Reduced rate at ISAAC Biennial Conference

ISAAC Institutional Members are eligible for all the benefits of CM Organisational members, plus:   

  • Eligible for 2 extra reduced-rate place at ISAAC Biennial Conference 
Code of Conduct

All CM Organisational, ISAAC Corporate and ISAAC Institutional Members of Communication Matters agree to abide by a Code of Conduct.


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