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PODD Introductory Workshop
3rd November 2018 - 4th November 2018£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. It is not possible to reserve places on this course without payment.