Here are some links to other resources on inclusive communication

AAC Bootcamp Competency Poster

Lauren S. Enders created the one page poster to support AAC implementation in classrooms and at home.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/237vphg0unhlt9y/Enders%20I%20CAN%20Communicate%20-%204x6%20implementation%20support.pdf

Bonnington Symbol System Downloads: The City of Edinburgh Council has removed restrictions on the free distribution of the Bonnington Symbol System.

The most recent version of the system (which was not widely distributed on CD) was organised into a set of Word documents to simplify creation of symbols resources using MS Office etc.

BSS should be acknowledged wherever possible.

http://www.tomorraccessibility.co.uk/bss.htm

 

EasyHealth was made so that people know where to find 'accessible' health information. 'Accessible' information is information that uses easy words with pictures. There are over 500 leaflets on Easyhealth, made by different organisations.

http://www.easyhealth.org.uk/

 

NHS Fife - Communication for Health

Has a useful database on accessible information and leaflets. They also rate their leaflets on a scoring system on accessibility.

www.nhsfife.org/easyread

 

This Getting it right for every child toolkit is designed to support professionals in Lanarkshire with a responsibility for implementing any aspect of the programme. The toolkit may also be of interest to other areas in Scotland:

http://www.girfecinlanarkshire.co.uk/

Joint Improvement team Talking Points is an evidence based, organisational approach that puts people using services and unpaid carers at the centre of the support they receive.

http://www.jitscotland.org.uk/

 

Making Communication Even Better is a new online educational resource aimed at improving  communications between health and social care staff and people with communication support needs developed by NHS Education for Scotland (NES) with delivery partners Capability Scotland and Talking Mats.

www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/making-communication-even-better/

 

Talk for Scotland is a practical toolkit for decision-makers and service providers.  It offers key advice on how to engage with people who have a variety of communication support needs. The symbols are based on the Bonnington System. www.communicationforumscotland.org.uk