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Coaching Communication Partners

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Coaching Communication Partners

From Ace Centre Learning

£30.00

  • Developing level
  • 47 places remaining
  • Runs on: 07/07/2022
  • Take this course online

Course aim:

To recognise the skills required to use AAC and how to positively support AAC interactions. This is a self-directed online course encouraging you to reflect on your behaviours as a communication partner and support the development of skills in others.

You will learn:

To describe the skills required to use an AAC system;
To discriminate between directive and non-directive language;
To identify communication partners skills to develop;
To embed effective communication partner skills in a setting.

Suitable for:

Practitioners supporting AAC users to develop their communication skills and learn how to use their AAC system effectively. This course will enable you to work towards the following:

IPAACKS competencies:

Implementation:

  • Knowledge of the role of skilled communication partners in enhancing communication for the person using AAC
  • Able to independently promote effective use of the AAC system to the team around the person using AAC
  • Able to identify the barriers for an individual and provide practical solutions to overcome them, seeking support if required
  • Aware of the underpinning knowledge required by the person using AAC
  • Support the person using AAC to develop the required knowledge and skills

AAC Leadership:

  • Act as a positive role model for others in their interaction with people who use AAC

Facilitating AAC Learning:

  • Able to model positive interaction in relation to their communicating with someone who uses AAC

Course includes:

Webinar and self-directed online learning materials including videos and activities.

Special requirements:

You will be required to use one of the following web browsers: Chrome, Microsoft Edge, FireFox, Safari or Safari Mobile

Time: 12.30 – 1.30 pm UTC (a link will be available in the course when you log in)

Cost: £30

*All times shown are given in the UK timezone, on the date the course is run.

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Location

Online course

Take this course online

Start Date

Runs on specific date

07/07/2022

Course type

Communication

Exploring Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) that supports face-to-face communication.

Course level

Developing

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