3x 1 hour workshops, participants need to attend ALL three sessions to complete the course.
A virtual course run over 3 x 1 hour sessions, across 3 days, that supports parents/carers and professionals supporting children who need to use high-tech aided communication. The course enables parents/carers and professionals to support the young person successfully as they begin to use a high-tech communication aid. Parents/carers and professionals who have attended the course have reported that they feel more confident in supporting the young person after attending the course.
Trainers are: Sharon Rix (Cornwall Council) and Jennifer Davies (NHS), Cornwall AAC Assessment Team.
Course Dates are: Wednesday 15th, 22nd and 29th June 2022 Course Time: 13.30 - 14.30
Attendance is needed at all sessions. Only open to those adults supporting a child or young person who has been loaned equipment through Cornwall AAC Assessment Team.
• To develop greater awareness of the high-tech AAC journey • Explore the challenges around using high-tech AAC • Explore Means, Reasons and Opportunities and how these impact the young person’s communication • Empower you to develop the young person’s communication through the model of Aided Language Stimulation • Realise the importance of a total communication approach in all settings • Be aware of further support networks to develop and enhance the young person’s communication and the supporting adult’s skills • Opportunity to meet other parents/carers and professionals with young people who are working on the high-tech AAC journey