The communication outcome for the AAC user and the on-going support is fundamental when choosing an appropriate AAC device. The outcomes and effectiveness of the AAC device is vital to ensure that the individual succeeds in life and the value of AAC continues to be appreciated.
Liberator has produced a document as a guide to assist the funding of an AAC device. We hope you find this brief guide helpful. It contains three main types of information: What to do and who to approach first - local government agencies (e.g. your local education, health and social services providers).
Details of charities that either fund-raise for communication aids or may be able to provide information and advice are also included, together with some private fundraising ideas. Supplementary information that may help if your funding application is initially rejected. Contact details for the main communication aid centres and other relevant organisations.
Liberator is on the NHS Supply Chain contract. Please ask your GP or PCT to quote contact number NF001361 when applying for funding.