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Low tech symbol based AAC - Part 1 Choosing vocabulary

ACE Centre

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 from 09:30 to 12:30 (GMT)

Low tech symbol based AAC - Part 1 Choosing vocabulary

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General Admission 30 Tickets 27 Feb 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 ideas for getting started with low tech symbol based AAC and important considerations such as the language needs of the individual and activities and opportunities in their environment.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: Using low tech symbol based systems with children.

Or online www.aacbooks.net

What will I learn?

  • Describe the language needs of an individual who requires AAC
  • Identify communication opportunities and associated language
  • Evaluate resources to assist in the design and creation of communication books

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 1 Choosing vocabulary? Contact ACE Centre

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ACE Centre (South), 5 Hitching Court,
Blacklands Way
Abingdon Business Park,
OX14 1RG Oxford
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 from 09:30 to 12:30 (GMT)


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ACE Centre

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

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