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Coronation Street's Ken Barlow has a stroke

Submitted by office on 25 October 2016 - 9:55am

Two charities in the North of England have today teamed up to highlight the communication issues faced by those who have had a stroke using the hashtag #communication4ken – and to confirm that help is at hand! ACE Centre based in Oldham, and Leeds-based Communication Matters have been inspired by the plight of Coronation Street's much loved character, Ken Barlow.

Communication Matters Cupcake & Natter Packs Available

Submitted by office on 20 September 2016 - 12:00pm

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 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 or cheque).

Post on Twitter & Facebook with the hashtag #CMcupcakeandnatter

Enjoy the delicious cupcakes and feel good about fundraising for AAC users! Win win!

Projects Coordinator Required

Submitted by admin on 8 September 2016 - 11:58pm

CM has funding for a new project worker, mainly coordinating the 'Communication Access for All' business training and 'Symbol Access' projects. Other work will be targeting involvement of AAC users in the activity of charity.

The post is funded for 2 days a week for 2 years. The successful candidate may work from home, but would be expected to make regular trips to the Leeds CM office.

Please send a CV and covering letter if you wish to apply.

Conference Video!

Submitted by admin on 9 August 2016 - 5:00pm

You can watch our video tour of our 2015 Communication Matters Conference Exhibition below.

This year we'll match or exceed expectations!

With thanks to Area40 for providing their song 'Pretty Much Perfect' for our video.