1 VOICE – COMMUNICATING TOGETHER is a registered charity offering a network of support and information for children, young people and families using communication aids. Each year 1 Voice holds a Family Weekend Conference and a Family Network Day, placing particular importance on the involvement of adult role models. 1 Voice runs a comprehensive website with an active email support group. There are regional branches in South East, North East, Cheshire & Merseyside, Lakes & Bay, West Midlands, and West Yorks which run events throughout the year. More branches are planned.
PECS (The Picture Exchange Communication System) is an exciting approach using pictures for teaching functional communication skills to individuals with autism and other communication difficulties.
SIGNALONG is a sign-supporting system based on British Sign Language intended to promote communication in learning disabilities and autism. For training, telephone 0845 450 8424.