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CM2014 National AAC Conference - First Call for Papers

Submitted by Peter Head on 22 January 2014 - 10:36am

You are invited to submit an abstract for the Communication Matters 2014 National AAC Conference, to be held on 14-16 September 2014 at The University of Leeds.

We welcome abstracts from everyone who would like to present, particularly on the following:

  • Topics presented by AAC users
  • Transitions (from nursery to primary school...to secondary school...to college...to work and adult services)

If you work in these areas and feel you have something to say that would help other colleagues, then please submit an abstract. We particularly welcome contributions from AAC users and familty members. If you are unsure but want to talk about the opportunity please contact Patrick Poon on tel. 0845 456 8211 or admin@communicationmatters.org.uk

Abstracts on any topic addressing the needs of people with severe communication impairment are welcome, including:

  • The use of AAC with different client populations
  • Assessment
  • Implementation and intervention, including outcomes and evidence based intervention
  • Parent and carer issues
  • Using the Internet
  • Employment
  • Advocacy
  • Training
  • Research-based
  • Care in the community
  • AAC and the curriculum
  • AAC and the home.


The closing date for abstract submissions is 12 April 2014.