Communication Access

14 Nov 2017

Using Picture Story Books with Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Core vocabulary is a small amount of simple words that are used very frequently in our everyday language. Includes words such as: want, that, mine, you etc.

7 Nov 2017

How to Make a Non-electronic Communication Aid for your child

Communicating is more than simply talking. Here we look into non-electronic, paper-based communication aids, what to use them for and what to put on them.

31 Oct 2017

5 Ways with Visual Supports

People with communication difficulties benefit from visual supports. It supports their understanding of expected behaviour or as reminder to complete tasks.

24 Oct 2017

Monash libraries set to break down barriers for people with disability

5 of City of Monash’s libraries are set to break down the barriers and create brand new opportunities for Monash citizens with complex communication needs.

17 Oct 2017

Celebrating AAC Awareness month with Silent Morning Tea

It’s International AAC Awareness Month! Every year we mark the occasion by encouraging people to get together to share a Silent Morning Tea.

15 Sep 2017

Barwon Blades of Glory!

Megan and Tristan from Shannon Park Lifestyles Options enjoyed a day of skating on the ice at the O’Brien Group Arena at Docklands.

12 Sep 2017

Get ready for the Silent Morning Tea!

It's International Augmentative and Alternative Communication Awareness month and Scope is inviting you to celebrate in our annual Silent Morning Tea.

5 Sep 2017

Top 5 tips for writing a Social Story™

Social Stories™ (Gray, 1990) are a great strategy for teaching an individual about a new skill or an experience that can be used to support individuals.

29 Aug 2017

Diving in with Easy English

If you want to % know more about making your information accessible, contact Scope’s Communication and Inclusion Resource Centre at circ@scopeaust.org.au.

22 Aug 2017

Tips for Talking Mats

Talking Mats is a visual tool which is designed to support people with communication and cognitive difficulties to consider issues and express their views.