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Posted on September 5, 2019

Communication Matters 2019

The Communication Matters Conference is the UK’s leading annual AAC event, with a diverse programme of plenaries, presentations, posters and exhibitors.

We will be there giving a range of talks, which are summarised below. You can also meet the team and try our latest products at our stand!

Don’t miss the Tuesday afternoon plenary from Dave Young – The Shouting Mute: Communicating Through Creativity. Dave is a Grid user and performance artist who promotes inclusive arts.


Join us for our talks

A bright blue future for Smartbox

Learn more about our plans for the future following the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation.

Barney Hawes & Dougal Hawes
14:45-15:30 – Monday 9 Sept
Room: Michael Sadler Rupert Beckett LT

Your world on your device

Introducing new apps in Grid and how they connect people in the modern world.

Dougal Hawes & Trevor Mobbs
9:55-10:40 – Tuesday 10 Sept  
Room: Clothworkers North Speakman LT

Opportunities for Core

Bringing core vocabulary into the classroom through reading and play.

Kerry Vacara
11:20-12:05 – Tuesday 10 Sept 
Room: Michael Sadler LG15

Developing a Super Core communication book

A first look at our new paper-based communication book and the research behind it.

Daisy Clay & Kat North
12:15-13:00 Tuesday 10 Sept  
Room: Michael Sadler LG15


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