Access to Communication and Technology (ACT), Birmingham

Access to Communication and Technology (ACT), Birmingham

Oak Tree Lane
Selly Oak
B29 6JA

Contact Name: Jo Cartwright, Service Lead

Tel: 0121 466 3028 (Referrals)



Additional Email:

Service Types: EC services, AAC services

Area Covered

Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and West Midlands county (Birmingham, the Black Country and Coventry)

Population Served

All ages


Currently have a target of 233 assessments per year, which includes people with need for augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), environmental control (EC) and computer access i.e. not solely an AAC service.

Services Provided

Assessment provision and review of AAC. Other services provided to local teams to support the development and maintenance of care pathways such as ongoing support, training and telephone helpline. Also responsible for West Midlands Environmental Control provision.


Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Clinical Scientists and Technologist, Technicians, Stock team, Administrators, Training Support and Rehab Assistants.


NHS England. ACT is part of Birmingham Community Health Care NHS Foundation Trust.

Permanent or Project


Year Founded


Referral Process

To make a referral or for advice about a potential referral please call 0121 466 3028 Mon/Wed/Fri 9am-4pm

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