Terms & conditions

Communication Access UK

Communication Access UK is a partnership led by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, Communication Matters, the Stroke Association, the Motor Neurone Disease Association, Headway – the brain injury association, the National Network of Parent Carer Forums, Disability Rights UK, the Business Disability Forum and the Makaton Charity.

The Communication Access UK initiative is administered by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) and copyrights of all materials and intellectual property are therefore reserved to the RCSLT beyond the exceptions as outlined below.

Terms of use

The information provided on this site is for the benefit of all people and organisations (including businesses, companies etc.) with an interest in communication difficulties.

The Communication Access UK partnership believes in the free dissemination of information for the Communication Access UK initiative as far as possible. However, proper credit and citations to Communication Access UK should be included wherever the information appears.

Commercial use or publication of all or any item displayed is strictly prohibited without prior authorisation from the Communication Access UK partnership.

Using any of Communication Access UK registered logos, graphics or photographs without the partnerships prior consent is strictly prohibited.

The use of the Communication Access Symbol is conditioned upon the completion of the eLearning training package by individuals; and commitments to deliver the training package to staff and adherence to the standards by organisations in the first year of accreditation, and a demonstration of how these commitments have been met in subsequent years.

Organisations are permitted to download and incorporate the eLearning package into their own learning management systems upon this condition.

If you wish to request permission to re-use content from any or part of Communication Access UK’s publications or website in any media, please contact the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists press office or email info@comunication-access.co.uk.


The Communication Access UK partnership strives to ensure that the information provided on this website is accurate at the time of publication, timely, unbiased and useful.

However the information contained on the site should not be considered medical guidance. Communication Access UK is not responsible for errors or omission in the information provided or any actions resulting from the use of such information, and makes no warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied in relation to this information. Use of the information provided on this site is voluntary.

Communication Access UK does not warrant that the functions contained in the material contained in this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs or represent the full functionality, accuracy and reliability of the materials.

Any communication or material that you transmit to or post on this site, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary information.

Your use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this site must be terminated immediately.

These terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. By accessing the Communication Access UK website you agree to accept the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts in relation to any dispute that may arise in connection with these terms or your use of the website.

Copyright notice

Copyright (c) [2020] [The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists].

Subject to the express provisions of this notice:

(a)    we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and

(b)    all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.