People who use AAC

If you already use AAC you will already be familiar with the concept, how it works and the benefits it can provide. However, you may want to encourage family, friends, professionals and others to visit these pages to find out more.

The rest of this page contains links that you and others in your life may find useful.

Funding and support

Access to Services and Support

In Scotland, if you need to access information about AAC assessment, services and access to equipment, the first step is to identify your local AAC contact.The Augmentative Communication Practice in Scotland website provides information about assessment services across the UK.

Publications and research

View the final NHS Education for Scotland ‘Now Hear Me’ report on the implementation of the recommendations of A Right to Speak.

Visit the Communications Matters website for publications and research. Their Resources page also includes many useful links.

View the Scottish Government’s report, A Right to Speak.

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