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Further information

Further information

Find out more about Speech, Language and Communication

Ace Centre

The ACE centre gives information about an assistive technology and augmentative communication (i.e. alternative ways young people may support their verbal communication or they may use instead of verbal communication).

Action on Hearing Loss (adults)

Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID. They are working for a world where hearing loss does not limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing.


A UK-wide organisation to provide advice and support to young people with speech and language impairments and their families.

The Communication Trust

The Communication Trust provides advice, training, and signposting for parents/carers and professionals to support the communication needs of all children.


The children’s charity for communication needs, they provide support to young people, families and professionals, and run campaigns to raise awareness of communication needs.

The Makaton Charity

The Makaton Charity can support with Makaton signs and symbols.

The National Autistic Society (NAS)

NAS provides information about Autism and gives advice and support.

The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

NDCS is a registered charity working for deaf children, young people and their families.