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.
Traditionally we've been fortunate to have funding to send these
resources directly to the people who need them at no cost to our
audiences. At this time however, due to reduced funding our stocks
are running low and we are currently pausing this service. We'll be
checking our stock levels and looking for solutions to ensure we
can still share our resources with the people who find them of most
use whilst this is on pause.
In the meantime you can still download every resource we have
developed for free.
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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