What We Offer
Non-electronic Communication Aid Scheme (NECAS)
The Non-electronic Communication Aid Scheme (NECAS) provides non-electronic communication aids to adults with communication difficulties across Victoria. The focus of the Non-electronic Communication Aid Scheme is to enhance communication, participation and independence for people with communication difficulties.
What is a communication aid?
A communication aid can help a person communicate. Examples are:
Who can access the Non-electronic Communication Aid Scheme?
Priority for the provision of non-electronic communication aids will be given to people who meet all of the following criteria:
- Adults who are a permanent resident of Victoria and hold a Medicare card
- Adults who have complex communication needs
- Adults who are able to access services under the Disability Act (2006)
The Non-electronic Communication Aid Scheme provides:
- telephone support to people designing individual communication aids
- advice and information on speech pathology services available in Victoria
- manufacturing of individualised non-electronic communication aids
- information and advice
You can download a copy of How to design a communication aid (PDF 1.74 MB).
Service Request Forms
You can either email your completed form to email@example.com or send the completed form to Communication Resource Centre, Scope 830 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, VIC 3128
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