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Postgraduate Courses in complex communication needs

Submitted by admin on 4 March 2015 - 10:21am


Manchester Metropolitan UniversityAre you an experienced AAC practitioner looking to reflect upon and develop your assessment and intervention practice? MMU is offering two 20 credit units (February & May 2015) in Complex Communication Needs, led by Dr Janice Murray, as part of their Professional Practice Development Masters programme. 

Specialised AAC Services: Equipment Only Requests

Submitted by admin on 18 June 2014 - 11:11am

Quality Assurance of 'Equipment only' requests for individuals who meet the eligibility criteria for Specialised AAC services

It is recognised that there will be some instances where it will not be necessary for commissioned Specialised AAC services in England to undertake an assessment of an individual meeting the eligibility criteria within the service specification D01 S/b and funding may be sought for equipment provision only. These instances may include but are not exclusive to:

  • Referrals for individuals who are competent and experienced in the use of a communication aid, but whose existing equipment is malfunctioning frequently or has ceased to work.
  • Referrals from local AAC services and professionals with a significant level of AAC expertise and competency