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Have you thought about nominating an AAC user for the 2019 Alan Martin Award? The award is presented to a person who has made a significant contribution to the arts. Details of how to nominate can be found here https://eu.eventscloud.com/ehome/aacawards/awards/ Communication Matters (ISAAC
I am working with a client with [Egyptian] Arabic as her first language. All her family speak Arabic and we are looking for a text-to-speech programme that produces recognisable Arabic speech output. We recently tried her with Grid 3 TextTalker and downloaded the Arabic female voice [Saudi
Has anyone tried switch adapting an Amazon Echo Button? I know someone who doesn’t have the strength to press the button and might be able to use a proximity switch instead – though any non-pressure switch could then leverage the functionality of the Alexa Routines as well. Thanks, Ken
Hi Kirsty, Just downloaded Selvy ( https://apps.apple.com/us/app/selvy-penscript/id1027637212) which acts as a keyboard on the iPad. Works well for me, you can either combine it with an AAC app that uses the iOS keyboards or even use it “try it” interface (touch and hold anywhere on words and
Hi all, I am enquiring on behalf of a nonverbal literate user of AAC, does anyone know of AAC that converts handwriting to speech? Have just consulted the call centre wheel and can’t see one on there! We had downloaded ‘handyspeech’ but it would appear this no longer exists/hasn’t been been
Friday Announcements - 21 June 2019 1. Listening Books 2. AAC Survey For Classroom Assistants 3. RCSLT: Top 10 Priorities For Learning Disabilities 4. Free Access To European ATAAC Conference Talks News from CM: 5. Mentoring Project Update 6. Call for Nominations for Trustees 7. AAC Information
Friday Announcements - 14 June 2019 1. AAC London CEN News 2. Smartbox are hiring a Content Developer! 3. Inclusive ClassVR Wins Award! 4. What Next? A user led event for AAC users who have left School and College News from CM: 5. Mentoring Project Update 6. Call for Nominations for Trustees 7.
Friday Announcements - 7 June 2019 1. Tobii AB / Smartbox Assistive Technology Limited and Sensory Software International Ltd merger inquiry 2. AMAneo BTi 3. What Next? A user led event for AAC users who have left School and College News from CM: 4. Call for Nominations for Trustees 5. AAC
Friday Announcements - 31 May 2019 1. June’s Webinar line-up! 2. AAC London CEN News 3. Big Bang News from CM: 4. AAC Information Days - FREE to Attend in Belfast & Newcastle 5. CM2019 International AAC Conference - Register Now 6. Communication Matters AAC Awards 2019 - Send Us Your Nominations!
Dear Occupational Therapists Thank you to those who have already completed my MSc research survey: The role of an occupational therapist in an AAC service. For those who are part way through or have yet to start, the survey will close on Friday 31st May 2019, midnight. After that any surveys not
Friday Announcements - 24 May 2019 1. Next Meeting of the AAC SIG - 20th June 2. Dame Hannah Rogers Trust- Specialised AAC Service are recruiting! 3. Speech and Language Therapist Job Opportunity! News from CM: 4. Communication Matters AAC Information Days - FREE to Attend! 5. CM2019 Internationa
Friday Announcements - 17 May 2019 1. Next Meeting of the AAC SIG - 20th June 2. AMAneo BTi is here! 3. NEW NOVA Chat 8 Active! 4. Participate in Occupational Therapist Research! 5. 2019 ATAAC Conference Invitation 6. New A3 communication books and big savings on low-tech AAC and access products!
Hello, I am looking to speak to an AAC user with no speech who is highly dependent on communication aids to communicate in the UK for my masters dissertation. Please do get in touch @ bethpap...@gmail.com if you are able to help. Thank you! Bethany
Dear all What references do you have for this topic? I have only found https://doi.org/10.1080/07434619712331277838 which while helpful it is old 1997 and does not really go young enough with regard to my client who is nearly 4. Any suggestions? We are going to try a VOCA but
Dear all I hope you will be interested in this event and share with others who might like to come Thank you Best Wishes Chris Sherlock Speech and Language Therapist Tel: 0121 466 3050 Internal: 63060 Mobile: Email: chris....@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk
Friday Announcements - 10 May 2019 1. Introducing the Look™ Eyegaze solution for Accent 1000 and 1400! 2. Speech and Language Therapy Technical Instructor Job Opportunity! 3. EyeGaze Education: Irisbond 4. Global Accessibility Awareness Day, May 16th 18:30 News from CM: 5. Communication Matters
(Posted on behalf of Rachel Creaney, University of St. Andrews) Hi all, My name is Rachel and I am currently undertaking a PhD looking at the experiences of older people living in a rural health smart home and exploring the impacts around wellbeing. I am contacting the group as I thought
Friday Announcements - 3 May 2019 1. 'Connect Us Too' - Mental Health Resources for Deaf People 2. Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) Workshops and LAMP Words for Life App giveaway! 3. Free Designer for 3D-Printable Keyguards News from CM: 4. Communication Matters AAC Information
Hi all, What would you suggest to use to stop the glare on a tablet for an AAC user? Thanks Kirsty -- Kirsty Finnegan Independent Speech and Language Therapist RCSLT, ASLTIP, HPC registered SL27429 kirstyfinnegan...@gmail.com 07817 99 47 45
Friday Announcements - 26 April 2019 1. TouchChat apps 50% sale! 2. Computer Control in Grid 3 - webinar 2 May 3. Family Fund - Information and Support Day 4. Postgraduate Certificate Assistive Technology at Ace Centre 5. HKL EasySwitch 6. Eye-Tracking Questionnaire Request 7. Foundations in