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Low tech symbol based AAC - Part 2 Alternative access

Ace Centre

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 from 13:30 to 16:30 (GMT)

Low tech symbol based AAC - Part 2 Alternative access

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General Admission 10 Tickets 20 Mar 2018 Free  

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Who should attend?

This session is for Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Speech and Language Therapists, Speech and Language Therapy Assistants and practitioners working with children or adults with learning disabilities who may benefit from symbol based Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems. 

What is the course about?

This session will cover important considerations when designing and introducing accessible low tech symbol based AAC for individuals who find pointing difficult.This session is the first of a two part series. It is recommended that attendee's sign up for both sessions. 

Much of the content in this session is freely available in the iBook - Getting Started with AAC: Access to low tech symbol based resources when pointing is difficult

Or online www.aacbooks.net (book 3)

What will I learn?

  • Describe the physical, sensory and cognitive abilities of an individual to identify suitable access to AAC
  • Distinguish between different designs for alternative access to low tech AAC
  • Appraise the suitability of a communication resource for an individual

ACE Centre is committed to providing the best possible service for everyone. Ongoing evaluation of the work that we do is essential and your participation in this process is vital. We will ask you to provide information at three stages:

  • Details about you at time of booking
  • Feedback immediately after training event
  • Reflection on practice at 3-6 months after completion of training

Your co-operation is greatly appreciated!

Do you have questions about Low tech symbol based AAC - Part 2 Alternative access? Contact Ace Centre

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ACE Centre (North)
Albert Street Hollinwood Business Centre
Hollinwood Business Centre
OL8 3QL Oldham
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 from 13:30 to 16:30 (GMT)


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Ace Centre

ACE Centre has been commissioned by NHS England to deliver the Specialised AAC Service in the North West and Thames Valley and Wessex regions.

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