Event – Key Concepts: Communicating with Sign – An approach to supporting people with Complex Communication Needs – Cairns 28 February 2018

Key Concepts: Communicating with Sign – An approach to supporting people with Complex Communication Needs

1 Day

This one-day course covers theoretical and practical components of key concept or word signing, a common strategy used to support people with complex communication needs.  Participants will explore features of a key concept sign approach and become familiar with teaching strategies to start using a core vocabulary of signs.

Target audience

  • Support persons, team leaders, case managers
  • Professionals supporting adults with complex communication needs

Learning objectives

After completing this training, participants should be able to:

  • Identify how to individualise a key concept approach for different people’s communication support needs
  • Demonstrate a core vocabulary of signs and combine such into sentences for communication through practical sign tutorials
  • Clearly communicate and model a key concept signing approach during conversational interactions.

For more information or to register, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/key-concepts-communicating-with-sign-an-approach-to-supporting-people-with-complex-communication-tickets-42059696685

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