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Beit Issie Shapiro School

A unique educational approach that combines the use of Grid with motivating and interactive learning activities.

Beit Issie Shapiro School

Meet Dylan

Meet Dylan an eye gaze user with ALS; learn about how he uses AAC to communicate and live a more independent life.

Meet Dylan

Meet Joe

Joe uses Grid Pad 10s with WordPower 100. Read all about Joe and his communication journey.

Meet Joe

Meet Lucia: a foot switch AAC user

Lucia is an AAC user who has always loved spending time on a computer. Because of her physical motor control difficulties, Lucia uses a switch under her foot to control her device. She shares…

Meet Lucia: a foot switch AAC user

100 voices – Meet Nkeesha

100 voices is an exciting new project where we are providing 100 adults and children in CareTech's services with AAC devices to help them communicate.

100 voices – Meet Nkeesha

Bev’s story

Bev had a stroke many years ago and struggles to make herself understood to unfamiliar people. With the support of Leonard Cheshire, she is able to communicate and stay in touch with her family…

Bev’s story

Jamie’s 500 miles without a voice

AAC user Jamie Preece has been raising money for Communication Matters, by driving 500 miles on his mobility scooter without his communication aid in August. Jamie is 43 and has cerebral palsy.

Jamie’s 500 miles without a voice

Tilly’s AAC journey

Last year Tilly was one of the first AAC users to try our new low-tech Super Core Communication Book. Tilly's mum Dolores has answered some of our questions below about Tilly and how she is getting…

Tilly’s AAC journey

Meet Tom

Meet Tom - a cheeky, happy, chilled out 8-year-old boy who lives at home with his Mum, Dad and golden retriever. He has a very rare condition that affects his ability to communicate verbally.…

Meet Tom

Rose chooses her new voice

Here's a great story from the BBC about Rose, an AAC user who had the opportunity to create a bespoke digital voice.

Rose chooses her new voice

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