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A video about the Sing Up Programme

Submitted by admin on 2 November 2010 - 2:40pm

Sing Up is a programme in primary schools in England which aims to ensure that singing is at the heart of every child's life. Drake Music, in collaboration with the Paediatric Communication Aids Service (PCAS) in Bristol, have made sure that those using AAC have a singing voice too.

You can now see a 15 min video about the programme at

AAC Evidence Base Research Project: October 2010 Update

Submitted by admin on 31 October 2010 - 1:34pm
BIG Lottery cheque presentation

There was a project launch at the CM2010 National Symposium in September, during which the Big Lottery Fund grant cheque was presented to Communication Matters - photo from left: Toby Hewson (Trustee), Dave Morgan (Research Lead), Mike Clarke (Trustee & Chair of Research Sub-group), Katie Holmes (Research Manager).

Urgent help needed for Adjournment Debate

Submitted by admin on 29 October 2010 - 6:21pm

Paul Maynard MP has secured an adjournment debate in Westminster on Wednesday 3 November at 9.30am on ‘Speech Therapy Services for Children’. Questions will be directed to Sarah Teather MP, Minister of State for Children and Families.

Paul Maynard has a particular interest in AAC provision and is passionate about securing services and provision for children with speech, language and communication needs, driven in part by his own personal experiences.