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'Focus on...' Leaflets

Focus On LeafletThe 8 leaflets in the 'Focus On...' series are on topics related to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). They are written in a clear style by Communication Matters. The leaflets are available in printed form and as PDF files to download.

Printed sets of leaflets

The leaflets are free but there is a charge for postage and packing if you want more than one set or if you are ordering from outside the UK. (No P&P charge for AAC users & their families). To order one set of leaflets or to enquire about costs, please email us:

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ISAAC members are free to translate the Focus on leaflets into their national language providing the following wording appears in the translated material: ‘Originally published in English and copyright by Communication Matters / ISAAC-UK’. Please email us ( for a copy of the master artwork for translation.

Copyright Notices for symbols used in the Focus on... series:
Picture Communication Symbols (PCS) are © Mayer-Johnson Inc.
Widgit Literacy Symbols  © Widgit Software 
Blissymbolics are © Blissymbolics Communication International
Makaton symbols are © The Makaton Charity

The leaflet 'Communicating with Patients who have Speech/Language Difficulties' is already available in both Polish and Romanian translations. Please contact the office on the email above if you would like an electronic copy.