This programme of work is led by the Scottish Government, Assisted Communication Team and advice is sought through the National AAC Advisory Group.
This group includes people who use communication equipment, AAC Executive Leads from each Health Board in Scotland, Education Scotland, the Additional Support for Learning Officers, Association of Directors of Education in Scotland, CALL Scotland, Social Work Scotland, the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, Communication Matters and third sector organisations.
The Scottish Government are working towards a refresh of the national AAC high level work plan in co-production with their national advisory group members and stakeholders.
They have also convened Short Life Working Groups on Data and Evidence, and on AAC Equipment Procurement. This will help to maintain progress in supporting the implementation of the legislation, providing services to people who need and use communication equipment.