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National Standards for AAC services

A number of documents have been published by UK government departments, Communication Matters and other organisations to set out and promote national standards for AAC services.

NHS England Guidance


Communication Matters publications

The following documents describe national good practice and principles for people who need and use AAC services:

Our Outcome Measurement Project published this review of the range of tools and measures commonly used in the UK and appraising them in terms of their usefulness to aided communication measurement:


Office of the Communication Champion and Council publications

Documents on commissioning national services for AAC provision in England:


Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists publications

Resource manual:

RCSLT - Website: www.rcslt.org