A MNDA guide to available resources and clinical issues that professionals have experienced.
A website covering issues related to AAC and young children. It provides information and guidance to families, teachers, speech/language pathologists and anyone else who is involved with a child with special communication needs.
Concept Training specialises in practical, "hands on" training for the Special Needs Sector.
An eBook on Dream driven goals and planning, by Professor Diane Bryen.
A manual and a CD of resources to run interview skills group therapy sessions for young people with speech, language and communication needs.
Parlerai creates a secure network of family, friends and caregivers surrounding a child with special needs using innovative and highly personalized tools to enhance collaboration and provide a safe means of communicating via the Internet.
Insurers who offer AAC device cover with online application under personal belongings (£75 per annum gives up to £7500 cover).
Widgit Software, suppliers of educational and literacy software for pre-school, primary, special needs students and adults with learning difficulties
iPad/iPod Touch Resources
The AppsForAAC website provides a searchable full list of all AAC applications available on the iPhone, iPod and iPad.
Miss Sue's Keyboard Fun app begins the process of teaching the letters on the keyboard.
Miss Sue's Keyboard Fun app is designed to help children identify where keys are on the keyboard.
Miss Sue's Type-A-Word app begins the process of teaching the letters on the keyboard in order to spell words.
The programme allows educational institutions and businesses to purchase iOS apps in volume.
Group of parents and professionals concerned by the lack of Autism services in Northern Ireland, Autism NI seeks to ensure that people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their carers have access to appropriate services, enabling people with Autism to become valued members of the community.
West Midlands, aims to improve the quality of life for people with autistic spectrum disorders and their families. We are the principal provider of autism-specific services for children and adults in the West Midlands region.
Communication Matters, a UK charitable organisation for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism in Children (PEACH) promotes early intensive behavioural intervention and helps parents of children with autism.
The Family Fund helps families with severely disabled children and young people aged 17 and under to have choices and the opportunity to enjoy ordinary life.
Newlife Foundation provides action to help disabled and terminally ill children in the UK. We provide equipment to help individual children.
The Sequal Trust aims to bridge the communication gap by supplying specialist communication equipment for disabled people of all ages across the UK.
Free Sources of Symbols
Picto selector is a Windows application written for easy selection and printing of Pictos. The Pictos have a Dutch, English, French and Spanish translation.
Mulberry Symbol Set from Straight Street
Tactile Symbols Directory to Standard Tactile Symbol List