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.

Information

General

Competency Framework Resource

Competency Framework for Specialist AAC and EC Clinicians

This document is intended to describe a framework of competencies that relate to the assistive technology specialist role within a specialised
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Local services resource pack

This pack is a handy go to guide for professionals working within the field of electronic Assistive Technology, containing one page profiles

Environmental Control (EC)

Computer Access Starter Resource Document

Computer Access in Schools – Starter Resource

Some students may find it difficult to access the standard computer keyboard and mouse because of a physical disability or
Additional Environmental Control Equipment Peripherals

Additional Environmental Control Equipment Peripherals

This document provides information on peripherals that can be added to Environmental Control installations to provide control of additional equipment
EC Service Summary Resource

EC Service Specification and Contract Summary

This resource describes what a service user should expect from our servicing and maintenance contractors. This document provides a summary
Competency Framework Resource

Competency Framework for Specialist AAC and EC Clinicians

This document is intended to describe a framework of competencies that relate to the assistive technology specialist role within a specialised
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Local services resource pack

This pack is a handy go to guide for professionals working within the field of electronic Assistive Technology, containing one page profiles

Augmentative and Assistive Control (AAC)

Competency Framework Resource

Competency Framework for Specialist AAC and EC Clinicians

This document is intended to describe a framework of competencies that relate to the assistive technology specialist role within a specialised
Message Banking Resource

Voice & Message Banking

This handout describes approaches to voice and message banking. Voice and message banking is the process of recording and storing an
Unpicking Apps for AAC Resource

Unpicking Apps for AAC Resource

This resource was produced to accompany our ‘apps’ training package and gives an overview of a range of AAC apps.
12 Steps Resource

Start your AAC journey in 12 simple steps

This resource has been developed to support clinicians working in local services who are new or less familiar with Augmentative
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Local services resource pack

This pack is a handy go to guide for professionals working within the field of electronic Assistive Technology, containing one page profiles

Computer Access (CCA)

Computer Access Starter Resource Document

Computer Access in Schools – Starter Resource

Some students may find it difficult to access the standard computer keyboard and mouse because of a physical disability or

Assessment and implementation resources

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Means, Reasons and Opportunities for AAC

These resources can be used to look in detail at the means, reasons and opportunities to identify potential reasons for
Basic Assessment Kit Suggestions

Basic Assessment Kit Suggestions

This resource is a suggestion (shopping list) of equipment items local teams may wish to purchase to setup an initial/basic