A not-for-profit communication aid centre which supports communication and learning needs of children and adults who need Alternative and Augmentative Communication and Assistive Technology. CandLE work with families, schools, residential homes and local community groups. By supporting Special Schools they can deliver the right literacy programme for the relevant curriculum needs. They offer assessments, advice and training as well as ongoing support. Our particular specialist areas are implementing and developing communication systems, supporting severely disabled students to access the mainstream curriculum and sustained involvement and networking with families and disability rights groups. They also have a commitment to a person centred approach.
A combination of signs and symbols can help early language development by supporting memory, recall and visual learning – creating a much longer lasting impression than a word. From 18 months to teens, kids and their families are seeing some amazing improvements in language, communication, social skills and behaviour.