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Friday Announcements – 15 November 2019

1. Ace Centre Vacancy – Occupational Therapist or Clinical Healthcare Scientist News from CM: 2. New Communication Matters Website Survey 3. Study Day ‘Where Next for People with Cognitive Disabilities & Electronic Assistive Technology?’ 4. About Friday Announcements 1. Ace Centre Vacancy – Occupational Therapist or Clinical Healthcare Scientist From Stephen Carroll, Ace Centre: Salary […]

Are you interested in being a Trustee?

Being a Trustee is a great role. It demands stamina, commitment and skill mixing, but it is very stimulating, enlightening and rewarding! You work with a fantastic team of hard-working people to help to run the charity. For more details and how to apply, please download Being a Trustee (PDF). The deadline for applications is Wednesday 9th January 2019. […]

Sarah Ezekiel prints for sale!

We have these two lovely prints for sale from eye-gaze artist Sarah Ezekiel, costing £15 each! If you are interested in purchasing one, please contact Rita Haspel at admin@communicationmatters.org.uk

CM2018 Call for Papers

You are invited to submit an abstract for the Communication Matters 2018 National AAC Conference. The closing date for submissions is 27th April 2018. Papers can be submitted as either a platform presentation or a poster. We particularly welcome contributions from AAC users and family members. If you are unsure and want to talk about the opportunity, please email admin@communicationmatters.org.uk For […]

2nd stage of the Symbol Consultation for CAUK is now live!

The 2nd stage of the Symbol Consultation for Communication Access UK is now live! In early 2017 we asked people, including those affected by communication difficulties for their opinions. We had over 3000 responses! We found out that: people with communication difficulties don’t always get the support they need in the community people would like […]

DoH request for information regarding equipment and services for people with a physical disability in England

From Julie Atkinson, Chair AAC Advisory Group, NHS England: I have received a request from the Department of Health (see below) regarding equipment and services for children and adults with physical disabilities. Please can I encourage as many people as possible (patients/service users, NHS / Social Services / Education staff, charities and other interested parties) […]

ISAAC Strategic Plan (2012 – 2017)

Mesage from Aldona Mysakowska-Adamczyk, Chair of the ISAAC Council: Since January 2017, the ISAAC Executive Board (EB) has been working to review and renew the existing ISAAC Strategic Plan (2012 – 2017), in order to create an updated plan that will guide the organization through the years 2018 to 2021. The process the EB is […]

Communication Matters Christmas Cupcake & Natter

Why don’t you hold a Cupcake & Natter event in your school, clinic or home? Order a £1 pack with flyer, recipe and 24 CM cupcake toppers from the office (please email admin@communicationmatters.org.uk to order your pack/s). Then get busy baking and please send us your photographs and money raised to the CM Office (by bank transfer […]

Hilary Gardner is leaving her role as General Manager at Communication Matters

Dr Hilary Gardner is leaving her role as General Manager at Communication Matters to focus on her role in a new charity which will fund research into developmental language disorders, as well as other pursuits. Hilary joined Communication Matters at a challenging time when we moved our operations from the original base in Leith, Scotland […]

AAATe Congress 2017 Sheffield – A Reciprocal Agreement for delegates

www.aaate2017.eu Communication Matters is a recognised partner of the 14th AAATe Congress – the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe. This congress is taking place in Sheffield 11-15th September. It has been agreed that registered delegates from either conference can register for sessions at the partner conference with a 50 euro discount […]