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 A

National AAC Advisory Group Membership

This programme of work is led by the Scottish Government, Assisted Communication Team and advice is sought through the National AAC Advisory Group. This group includes people who use communication equipment, AAC Executive Leads from each Health Board in Scotland, Education Scotland, the Additional Support for Learning Officers, Association of Directors of Education in Scotland, CALL Scotland, Social Work Scotland, the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, Communication Matters and third sector organisations.

In response to stakeholder's requests for additional representation from Education, the national advisory group membership was revisited and now includes new and sustained membership from Education Scotland and the Association of Directors of Education in Scotland.

Additional Service user representation to the group has been secured to support contribution and views from a user's perspective.



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