Electronic Assistive Technology Service

Alert

Specialist services are now planning for restoration and recovery.

During this period we continue to triage patients referred to us offering support via education leaflets, websites, telephone and digital consultations. Face to face home visits are available for essential visits only.

The Electronic Assistive Technology Service delivers Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) to the East Midlands and Environmental Control Services to Lincolnshire, as well as other communication aid services to Leicestershire and Lincolnshire. You can find more information about all of our services as well as referral information and case studies on our Electronic Assistive Technology Service website.


Referral Information

AAC Service

Referrals to the AAC Service (Communication Aids) are usually made through a speech and language therapist, however they can come from any health or social care professional. In order to make a referral to the service visit the Electronic Assist Technology (EATS) website and complete the form at the bottom of the page. Each referral is considered in the weekly triage meeting against the service specification and the team will be back in touch with you following this meeting to make arrangements for an initial assessment.

Environmental Controls / Computer Access

Referrals to the Environmental Controls Service are usually made through an occupational therapist, however they can come from any health or social care professional. In order to make a referral to the EC Service, visit the Electronic Assit Technology (EATS) website and complete the form at the bottom of the page. Each referral is considered in the weekly triage meeting against the service specification and the team will be back in touch with you following this meeting to make arrangements for an assessment.

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