Suffolk Communication Aids Resource Centre (Ages 0 – 25)

Suffolk Communication Aids Resource Centre (Ages 0 – 25)

Suffolk Communication Aids Resource Centre
Thomas Wolsey Ormiston Academy
Defoe Road

Contact Name: Della Chubb

Tel: 01473744223



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Service Types: AAC services

Area Covered


Population Served

Children and young people aged 0 – 25

Services Provided

Suffolk Communication Aids Resource Centre (SCARC) is a countywide assessment, support, training and advice service for children and young people up to age 25 to consider use of a Voice Output Communication Aids (VOCA). We operate an equipment loan bank for short and long-term loans of communication aids, including responsibility for maintenance and repairs. We additionally provide specialist Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) advice for our Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) colleagues and other settings supporting students with communication difficulties.


  • Principal Speech and Language Therapist (SLT) / Service Lead
  • 2x Highly Specialist SLTs
  • Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist (OT)
  • Communication Aids Practitioner (CAP)
  • Communication Aids Assistant (CAA)
  • Administrator

Referral Process

You can refer into our service by filling out our referral form and e-mailing it directly to us. It is always helpful to discuss referrals with us prior to filling in the referral form – please contact us for further information.

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