Other Ways of Speaking
Audience: Early Years professionals, Primary
professionals, Secondary professionals, parents
This booklet provides information about children and young
people who use a variety of different ways to communicate, how you
can help support them and where to go for further information.
You should read this booklet if you live or work with children
and young people whose speech is difficult to understand or who
have no speech.
The booklet was developed with Communication Matters, 1Voice,
ACE Centre, ACE Centre North, The Makaton Charity, Signalong and
Please click here to download.
Other helpful downloads:
Download 10 top tips for making communication successful here.
You can also read a one page factbox with information about AAC
provision for children and young people in England here.
Please follow the link below to view Other Ways of
Speaking as a user friendly interactive pdf.
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