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Posted on March 7, 2016

NHS England has published a new guide on how Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) services are organised, with the aim of improving access to these services for all patients – children and adults.

AAC services help people communicate as effectively as possible when speech is impaired, and the guide is aimed at anyone with an interest in how they are provided.

The guide describes how the commissioning of these services is organised between “local” AAC services and “specialised” AAC services, as well as what those services offer and how they are accessed.

You can download the new guide and find out more about funding options in the UK on our Funding page.

Download the NHS England guide to AAC commissioning

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