In this unit you will explore the needs of individuals with complex communication difficulties who may benefit from Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).<br />Participants are encouraged to critically evaluate the range of AAC resources and strategies available. Assessment and implementation of AAC is explored and implications for support and training considered.
This two day introductory workshop is hosted and delivered at Ace Centre in Oldham. The course aims to discuss the teaching and learning strategies for implementing PODD communication systems and is taught as a face to face course.
An exploration of AAC solutions that can benefit individuals with Aphasia.
Explore the different ways that text based resources can be organised to suit the needs of a person and alternative methods of access when pointing is difficult.
This course is in two sessions: Part 1 - Learn about the development of the Pragmatics Profile for people who use AAC and how to administer it; Part 2 - Discover how to use the profile to identify appropriate vocabulary for AAC and create communication targets to support personal development.
Explore Developing and Using a Communication Book, who it is suitable for and how to make it.
Find out about Ace Centre's guide to creating a communication book in this free introductory session.
This unit will provide you with an overview of Assistive Technology (AT) to support communication and learning. You will consider the assessment process for identifying an individual’s AT requirements and ways to evaluate the implementation of resources.
Splash! is a unique Maths and Shapes software programme. It contains activities and worksheets that cover: number, geometry and shapes, measurement and graphs. Splash! has been designed to support pupils who have access issues, particularly those who have difficulty controlling a computer mouse and/or keyboard and has features that support pupils with low vision.