Communication is a basic human right, a need and a critical part of learning.
These systems supplement or support the spoken element in communication. There are different vocabularies and languages to choose from, so the individual can use the most appropriate system.
Communication passports offer a simple practical guide about the non-verbal child, so people can quickly understand their needs.
Scope's No Voice, No Choice reports look at the experiences of disabled people who use Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC), their families and the professionals who work with them. They also talk about what the Government need to do improve communication support in the future.