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Resources and training (CASEE)

Communication Aid Service East of England (CASEE)

On this page you will find a range of resources which may be useful for local teams and those using AAC. You will also find some links to websites, videos and other external resources. If you have suggestions for a useful resource or training session content, please let us know via email.

Useful links

Please note that CASEE is not responsible for the content in these external links. They are provided for information only. CASEE does not represent or endorse of any of the information, products or services contained within. These are listed in no particular order.

Training provision

CASEE also aims to support the establishment, training and development of local AAC services and provide regular training sessions offered free of charge to professionals supporting people who use AAC (Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Teachers, Therapy Assistants, Technical Team Members, Teaching Assistants etc.). You can find a link to our training schedule here.

Courses we provide include:

Books, Boards and Laminators - an introduction to low tech symbol based AAC

  • 'Appy Talking' Apps for AAC
  • AAC Decision Making in Adults with Acquired Conditions
  • AAC in the Classroom
  • AAC Before the Hub
  • Text Based Low Tech Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Books, Boards and Laminators - an introduction to low tech symbol based AAC
  • Use of switches for access: an introduction
  • AAC Suppliers Roadshow
  • Positioning and Access

Please click on the links to find out more about each course. If you would like us to deliver a course in your local area (within the East of England) please email us on enquiries.casee@nhs.net to discuss.

Videos

We have created some videos which should help families and patients to assemble communication aid equipment.

The synthesised voice used within these videos is an example of one of the range of voices used on some of the communication aids provided by the CASEE team.

Assembling a mini floorstand

Assembling a mini floorstand

Link: https://youtu.be/wTV9QxNE4wo

Setting up a Pentalock floorstand

Setting up a Pentalock floorstand

Link: https://youtu.be/DKbfRBhb4vI

Attaching a wheelchair folding mount

Attaching a wheelchair folding mount

Link: https://youtu.be/FZ6SdmYKxzw

Using a rigid wheelchair mount

Using a rigid wheelchair mount

Link: https://youtu.be/RrF61FKBYoI