How to Develop and Use a Communication Book (D) 15th, 29th June 2021
Explore how to develop and use a communication book, who it is suitable for and how to make it.
This course is over two sessions which will provide an appraisal of vocabulary to make a communication book exploring the principles behind Ace Centre’s ‘Developing and Using a Communication Book’.
Session 1: 15th June 21 (1.30pm – 4.30pm) Interactive webinar exploring when you might introduce a personalised communication book, different ways to organise language, and different methods of retrieval. The session will focus on Ace Centre’s Developing and Using a Communication Book and how to identify and select appropriate vocabulary.
Session 2: 29th June 21 (1.30pm – 4.30pm) Interactive webinar utilising Boardmaker 7 to create a personalised communication book.
To introduce the principles of ‘Developing and Using a Communication Book’ and consider who it is suitable for and how to select the appropriate stage. This course will combine webinars and self -directed online study.
You will learn:
- To describe the vocabulary organisation of the DUCB resource
- To state which level of DUCB would be suitable for an individual and why
- To manipulate DUCB templates in Boardmaker 7 to create a communication book
Practitioners working with people who use AAC who are responsible for developing communication resources and enabling use of AAC across different environments.
Able to select and format vocabulary appropriate to the person using AAC, with guidance as appropriate
3 months access to online materials, 2 live webinars and free trial of Boardmaker 7
A laptop to install and trial Boardmaker 7
You will be required to use one of the following web browsers for the live webinar: Chrome, Microsoft Edge, FireFox, Safari or Safari Mobile