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AAC Learning and Development Fund

Submitted by Peter Head on 21 January 2014 - 7:42pm

PRESS RELEASE FROM NHS EDUCATION FOR SCOTLAND

NHS Education for Scotland NHS Education for Scotland are pleased to announce that applications are invited for the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Learning and Development Fund. The AAC Learning and Development Fund is a means by which NES is providing financial support to individuals and groups who work with and/or support individuals who use AAC, to access relevant learning and development opportunities.

Applications are welcome from individuals/groups working with individuals who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in health, social care, education, voluntary organisations, or any other sector.

The application form and guidance notes can be accessed via the NES website: www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/education-and-training/by-discipline/allied-health-professions/aac-learning-and-development-fund.aspx

The Application Form should be completed collaboratively by the applicant and their Line Manager. Line Manager support is an essential requirement of the application process. This form has two sections and should be completed as follows:

  • Section A: To be completed collaboratively by the applicant and their Line Manager
  • Section B: To be completed by the applicant's Line Manager


The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd March 2014.