On this page you will find a range of resources that we publish with the aim of supporting local teams and those using assistive technology. If you have suggestions for a useful resource, please let us know.
The pack is a handy go to guide for professionals working within the field of electronic Assistive Technology, containing one page profiles for AAC and Environmental Control products and resources. This includes; communications aids, switches, computer access peripherals, remote controls, mounting solutions, assessments, toolkits and software.
The products and resources within the pack are those which would usually fall within the remit of local services to provide under the new NHS England Specialised Services commissioning guidelines. We plan to update the pack on a regular basis and adding more products over thee coming months.
- Unpicking Apps for AAC Resource (Published June 2016)
This resource was produced to accompany our ‘apps’ training package and gives an overview of a range of AAC apps.
These resources can be used to look in detail at the means, reasons and opportunities to identify potential reasons for use of a communication aid.
- Voice & Message Banking Handout (Published Oct 2015)
This handout describes approaches to voice and message banking. Voice and message banking is the process of recording and storing an individual’s voice that can then be used to support communication.