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Friday Announcements - 15 February 2019

15 February 2019 - 8:31am
Friday Announcements - 15 February 2019 1. Study Day - "AAC for People with Acquired Communication Needs" 2. AAC SIG Day - 21st March 3. Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) Workshops 20th-24th May 2019 4. Touch Screen Technology 5. FREE Kids Equipment Open Day 6. EyeControl is

Voice and Message Banking

15 February 2019 - 7:57am
Dear All, Are any local AAC services offering voice and message banking? If so, do you have a written description/policy/protocol about what service you do and don't provide? For example, a local service might support a patient through the voice banking process in terms of face to face contact

Apple watch .

11 February 2019 - 8:29am
Does anyone have any suggestions on an easier way to push the buttons on the side of an apple watch? I'm assisting a young lady who has cerebral palsy and struggles with pushing the two buttons on the side. She mainly wants to use it for apple pay, which requires a double push of the flat button

Friday Announcements - 8 February 2019

8 February 2019 - 9:32am
Friday Announcements - 8 February 2019 1. Bugzi Loan Scheme 2. Vacancy at Bexley Speech and Language Therapy Service 3. Therapy Box’s 2019 Retail Offer 4. Augmentative Communication in Practice: Scotland - Study Day, 2019 5. Exciting Update to NuVoice Software! 6. Mounts and More - New EyeGaze

RE: [AAC Forum] Digest for cm-aac...@googlegroups.com - 1 update in 1 topic

7 February 2019 - 8:41am
Hello Marion, Far from an “expert” but i can let you know the way we use SLRs at Beaumont College. Plus I can point you to some other resources. Email me off list. Fil Sent from my Windows 10 device From: cm-aac...@googlegroups.com Sent: 07 February 2019

Fwd: switch accessible cameras and mounting

6 February 2019 - 9:09am
Hi All, Does anyone know of an expert in the mounting and switch accessibility of camera's. I have a student who relies on AAC and is interested in studying photography for GCSE. All the best Marion -- Marion Stanton Managing Director Lead Trainer and Assessor Communication and Learning

Friday Announcements - 1 February 2019

1 February 2019 - 9:41am
Friday Announcements - 1 February 2019 1. Inclusive ClassVR 2. News from Smartbox Assistive Technology 3. Predictable Now Has Head Tracking! 4. Introducing the Latest AAC Device from Techcess: The Vibe 5. Did You Know About Our FREE Webinars? 6. AAC SIG Day - Commissioning and Developing Local AAC

Friday Announcements - 25 January 2019

25 January 2019 - 10:21am
Friday Announcements - 25 January 2019 1. Therapy Box Retail Offer 2019 2. Switch Access Products 3. Liberator Chat Device Update – Now Available 4. pdnet Champions 5. Study Day – "AAC for People with Acquired Communication Needs" News from CM: 6. CM2019 International AAC Conference - Call for

UK / US visit September query

23 January 2019 - 8:01am
Hi everyone, I am a teacher of students with special needs in Australia and have been working in a new Children’s Hospital School here for past 12 months. My normal work is with students with an intellectual disability, ranging in IQ from 50-70 but I know work with many students who are in

AAC competencies

23 January 2019 - 7:59am
Hi there I would be interested in receiving the AAC competencies you have mentioned. If you could email it to this address please I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks very much, Kind Regards, Celena Finnegan Sent from my iPhone

Independent AAC SLTs in Kent

22 January 2019 - 8:33am
Hello. I have been advised that it might be worth posting this request on here. I hope it is an appropriate request for this forum. I am looking for a recommendation for an Independent SLT with a specialism in AAC working in the Kent area to work with a young lady (in her early 20s). Any

OT Lead, Chailey Clinical Services

22 January 2019 - 8:33am
Good afternoon, An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced Clinical Specialist and Professional Lead, in Occupational Therapy to join the team at Chailey Clinical Services. Chailey Clinical Services is based in East Sussex and provides input to children, young people, and

Friday Announcements - 18 January 2019

18 January 2019 - 9:48am
Friday Announcements - 18 January 2019 1. Timocco AAC Access learning games are now included with the Accent range 2. Augmentative Communication in Practice: Scotland - Study Day, 2019 3. HelpKidzLearn Games 4. An update from the I-ASC project 5. Predictable Windows Release News from CM: 6.

Cereproc voices

15 January 2019 - 1:47pm
Hello Does anyone have any feelings either way about the quality of the Cereproc voices? We have a client who might wish to purchase his own voice with a regional accent Thank you Best Wishes Chris Sherlock Speech and Language Therapist Tel: 0121 466 3050 Internal:

AAC Competency Frameworks

15 January 2019 - 1:47pm
Hi, I would be grateful for a copy too please. Best wishes, Dr Jane Remington-Gurney Remingt...@bigpond.com www.optionsctc.com.au

AAC Competencies

15 January 2019 - 8:23am
I would be grateful to receive a copy of the AAC Competencies as shared by Heather Bovington. Best wishes, Dr Jane Remington-Gurney

Friday Announcements - 11 January 2019

11 January 2019 - 11:01am
Friday Announcements - 11 January 2019 1. New Inclusive Technology Catalogue 2. ClaroRead for Chromebook Webinar 3. WM AAC Clinical Excellence Network (CEN) 4. Therapy Box Retail Offer 2019 5. Family Fund Information and Support Day 6. Survey to Help NRS Test the Questions on Health Conditions 7.

EyeMoblie Plus

11 January 2019 - 8:06am
hi all, for buying EyeMobile Plus system do i have to buy all these items separately? - EyeMobile Plus bracket - computer access software Windows Control - Microsoft Surface Pro tablet (128 GB / Intel Core i5 - 4 GB RAM - custom-made protective case. Thanks. Tzippy [image:

PODD training

9 January 2019 - 2:58pm
Hello everyone! Does anyone know if there is any PODD training going on in the South East of the UK any time soon? Or any way that I could find out? Thanks for your help! Ana ********************************************************************************************************************

AAC Competencies Framework

8 January 2019 - 1:51pm
Happy new year to all I have received an email from a SLT colleague who is currently looking at the AAC skills framework for SLT’s in Wales. She was asking if I could send her a copy of the AAC Competencies Framework (Bousaki and Latham, 2011, unpublished). Does anyone have a copy or know

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