Art Exhibition 2023
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Exhibition Submissions Wanted – More Than Just Talking As part of the Leeds Year of Culture 2023, this Communication Matters exhibition will showcase Photography and a variety of Artwork focusing on the theme: More than Just Talking. Communication is more than just talking. Why is the initial response always verbal? More than just talking – meaning, intentions, actions. How something is interpreted, body language, eye contact. Saying something without even speaking at all. When someone tells you to ‘read the room’, what do you do? Pick up on someone’s emotional state, demeanour, their manneris ..read more
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Friday Announcements – 3 March 2023
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1. End of Financial Year Offer 2. Save The Dates – CM Mentoring Project Training Days In Leeds 3. Ace Centre Announce New Date For Accredited Module! 4. Eyes on Independence: The Smartbox and Smart Eye Collaboration 5. Exhibition Submissions Wanted – More Than Just Talking News from Communication Matters: 6. AAC Awards 24th March – 1 Week left to Book Your Tickets 7. AAC Exhibition Day 24th March – Register now 8. Mentoring Project Drop-in Session 24th March – Register now 9. CM International AAC Conference 2023 – Call for Papers 10. Belfast AAC Information Day – Registration now open! 11. Abo ..read more
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Friday Announcements – 24 February 2023
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1. Action Packed AAC Week 2. Launch of LiSA Community Forum 3. Help us improve Grid – Become a User Tester 4. Calling all AAC users, their parents/ carers, and educators! 5. Regional AAC Consultant Vacancy – North of England 6. Exhibition Submissions Wanted – More Than Just Talking News from Communication Matters: 7. AAC Awards 24th March – Register now 8. AAC Exhibition Day 24th March – Register now 9. Mentoring Project Drop-in Session 24th March – Register now 10. CM International AAC Conference 2023 – Call for Papers 11. NEW Belfast AAC Information Day – Save the Date! 12. About Friday Anno ..read more
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CM2023 International AAC Conference – Call for Papers
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You are invited to contribute to the Communication Matters 2022 International AAC Conference (10-12 September, University of Leeds). We have based our topic areas on the three aspects of evidence-based practice which constitute improved outcomes for all. These aspects are: Best Research Evidence: Papers submitted under this heading are carried out by independent organisations such as education, social or health services and universities. Authors should pay particular attention to describing the methodology and results of the study. Clinical and Professional Experience: Papers submitted under ..read more
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Friday Announcements – 3 February 2023
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1. A World Cafe as an Approach to an Exploratory Study of the Employment of People with a Range of Health Conditions that Affect Cognition 2. Tough, Powerful, and Long-Lasting: Meet the Next Generation Accent Devices 3. CandLE Learning Hub Open Day 3rd March 2023 4. Speech and Language Therapist Band 7 Vacancy 5. Smartbox Webinar News from Communication Matters: 6. AAC Awards 2023 – Register now 7. Communication Matters AAC Exhibition Day – Register now 8. Communication Matters Mentoring Project Drop-in Session – Register now 9. CM International AAC Conference 2023 – Call for Papers 10. CM Off ..read more
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Friday Announcements – 27 January 2023
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1. AAC Consultant – Occupational Therapist (12 months maternity cover) 2. Discover how Oasis Academy use Grid in the classroom 3. Participants needed for Research Study about Children who do not use Speech to Communicate News from Communication Matters: 4. AAC Awards 2023 – Nominations close in 4 days! 5. Communication Matters AAC Exhibition Day – Register now 6. Communication Matters Mentoring Project Drop-in Session – Register now 7. Communication Matters International AAC Conference 2023 – Call for Papers 8. About Friday Announcements   1. AAC Consultant – Occupational Therapist (12 mo ..read more
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Thank you to the Yorkshire & Humber AAC CEN Members
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Communication Matters were delighted to receive a wonderful donation of £683.15 from the past Yorkshire & Humber AAC Clinical Excellence Network members. After the group closed, they chose to donate any leftover membership income to CM. We are thrilled to confirm this money will be used towards subsidising places for AAC users and their personal assistants and family members to attend the Communication Matters International AAC Conference in 2023. Thank you so much! Joshua Mars from @BarnsleyAT (right) presented the cheque to Communication Matters Chair, Helen Whittle (left), on 10th ..read more
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Communication Matters Are Hiring!
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Job Title: Administrator Term: Part-time (14 hours a week), permanent Salary: £7,586 per annum Location: University of Leeds, with some home working considered Benefits: National Living Wage 3% pension contribution Annual leave entitlement of 11.5 days per year Flexible working arrangements (e.g., home working) considered Flexible working days considered Extra hours may be available in busy periods if desired Ongoing training relevant to your role Office closes between Christmas and New Year (on top of your annual leave allowance) Closing date: 3 January 2023 (midday) DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED T ..read more
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Friday Announcements – 16 December 2022
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1. Liberator’s Christmas Closing Times 2. Grid Training Opportunities in 2023 3. Message from Anthony Lowe at Meet in Leeds News from Communication Matters: 4. NEW Communication Matters BAC Study Day Booklet 5. NEW Communication Matters Video 6. Communication Matters are Hiring an Administrator 7. CM Christmas Cards for Sale! 8. AAC Awards 2023 – Registration Now Open 9. AAC Awards 2023 – Nominations Now Open 10. Raise Free Donations for us when you Shop Online! 11. CM Office Christmas Closure 12. About Friday Announcements   1. Liberator’s Christmas Closing Times From Emily Gabrielle, Li ..read more
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Communication Matters AAC User Focus Group
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The group acts as a focus group for Communication Matters (CM) and is a vehicle to hear the views of AAC users on CM and its activities and actions. This group is also undertaking some work on behalf of CM led by AAC users, for example, fundraising activities. This group is more suited for older AAC users. The group meets online over Zoom every other month. Meeting dates for 2023 Tue 17th Jan 5pm Thu 16th March 4pm Wed 17th May 4pm Mon 17th July 4pm Tue 19th Sept 4pm Thu 16th Nov 4pm Please contact andrea.sharples@communicationmatters.org.uk if you have any questions or would like to join ..read more
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