PODD Introductory Workshop
3rd November - 4th November£225 Entry
Aimed at family members, carers and professionals supporting individuals who use PODD communication systems, this 2 day introductory workshop discusses the teaching and learning strategies for implementing PODD.
Day 1 – Saturday 3rd November 2018: Registration from 8.30am, workshop runs from 9am to 4.30pm
Day 2 – Sunday 4th November 2018: 9am to 4.30pm
- The challenges faced when creating communication systems and customising them to meet individual requirements, in relation to vocabulary organisation, layout, design and range of access strategies;
- The importance of receptive language input, and of creating a language learning environment;
- The features of a PODD communication system, including vocabulary organisation, layout, design, range of access strategies, and how these can be customised to meet individual requirements;
- How to use PODD generic template resources to produce customised communication books.
£225 includes the cost of the workshop, manual and certificate. Please note that lunch will not be provided, although hot and cold drinks will be available.