Provision of Communication Equipment and Support: Part 4 of the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016: progress report 2019

Report on progress since commencement of Part 4 of the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 - Provision of Communication Equipment in March 2019.

Annex J

Section 10 Grant Funding 2019/20

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Section 10 Grant Funding 2019-2020  
Organisation To do what?
MND Scotland Delivery of the Communication aid loan bank service
Bobath Scotland The funding will be used for an AAC Programme that will; Support for adults with CP to address specific issues around their current AAC usage. Work with children and adults who are currently not engaged with community services to re-engage with community support around AAC. Support opportunities for user-led social groups. Consult with people using AAC and their families/carers to respond to current issues through focus groups and interviews to understand the challenges they face.
CALL Scotland An Implementation Tool for building AAC capacity and competencies in the classroom. Staff time to research, write and develop the Framework. AAC Implementation Resource Kit Staff time to: develop and create the resources; purchase resources; engage with pilot schools and gather evaluation feedback; write and produce instructional booklets, guides, course materials. Cost of printing and preparing resources for the kit. Costs for purchase of AAC devices for the Kit. Delivery of Professional Learning Staff time to research and deliver Professional Learning. Travel and accommodation costs.



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