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Communication Matters Christmas Cards for Sale

We are delighted that our Communication Matters Christmas Cards are now on sale! You can buy them online in packs of 10 for £5.00 and they will be posted out […]

We Need Your Help to Win a Donation in the My Favourite Voucher Codes Poll!

This November, you can help Communication Matters to receive a donation without spending a penny – all you need to do is cast your free vote in the My Favourite […]

Friday Announcements – 1 December 2023

1. Smartbox are Hiring! 2. New Udemy Training on Visual Scene Displays 3. The 2024 Medilink North of England Healthcare Business Awards to Support CM 4. CALL Scotland Launch Webinar […]

‘Our Futures’ Workshop Needs You!

Trustees Beth Moulam and Helen Hewson are hosting the ‘Our Futures’ workshop at CM2023 – the first time AAC users have created and led a workshop at Conference. This is […]

CM2023 Conference Feedback

CM2023 International AAC Conference, 10-12 September 2023, University of Leeds Please give your feedback after the conference by going to You could win a £20 Amazon voucher for completing […]

Call for Trustees 2023

The time has come again to request nominations for Trustees to serve a term in the life of Communication Matters. The role of a Trustee demands stamina, commitment and a […]

Art Exhibition 2023

Exhibition Submissions Wanted – More Than Just Talking As part of the Leeds Year of Culture 2023, this Communication Matters exhibition will showcase Photography and a variety of Artwork focusing […]

CM2023 International AAC Conference – Call for Papers

You are invited to contribute to the Communication Matters 2022 International AAC Conference (10-12 September, University of Leeds). We have based our topic areas on the three aspects of evidence-based […]

Thank you to the Yorkshire & Humber AAC CEN Members

Communication Matters were delighted to receive a wonderful donation of £683.15 from the past Yorkshire & Humber AAC Clinical Excellence Network members. After the group closed, they chose to donate […]

Communication Matters AAC User Focus Group

The group acts as a focus group for Communication Matters (CM) and is a vehicle to hear the views of AAC users on CM and its activities and actions. This […]

Communication Matters BAC Study Day Booklet for Sale

We are pleased to let you know that the proceedings from the Communication Matters Becoming an Aided Communicator (BAC) Study Day, which took place on 21st June 2022, are now […]

AAC Awards 2023 – Nominations Now Open!

Calling all Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) users, their families and friends, teachers, teaching assistants, therapists, clinical scientists, suppliers of AAC products and anyone interested in supporting the world of […]

Communication Matters AAC Exhibition Day 2023

Friday 24th March 2023 10:00-15:00 Parkinson Building, Woodhouse Lane, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT Communication Matters is pleased to announce the opportunity to meet in person suppliers of Augmentative and […]

Communication Matters Mentoring Project Drop-in Session 2023

Friday 24th March 2023 10:00-15:00 Parkinson Building, Woodhouse Lane, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT Are you an AAC user, parent, carer, professional working with AAC clients, or have you completed […]

AAC Awards 2023 – Save the Date!

We are looking forward to welcoming you all to Leeds for the AAC Awards in 2023, which will tie in with the city’s celebrations of culture. The date is now […]