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Implementing the Pragmatics Profile

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Implementing the Pragmatics Profile

From Ace Centre Learning


  • Developing level
  • Places available
  • Runs on: 08/02/2024
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Developing Level (Teacher-supported online study)

This course is in two sessions:
Part 1: Thursday 8th February 2024, 09:30-12:30 UTC: Learn about the development of the Pragmatics Profile for people who use AAC and how to administer it.
Part 2: Thursday 7th March 2024, 09:30-12:30 UTC: Discover how to use the profile to identify appropriate vocabulary for AAC and create communication targets to support personal development.

Course aim: 

Explore the Pragmatics Profile for People who use AAC and receive guidance and supervision to complete the profile and utilise information gathered to plan further interventions.

You will learn:

  • To describe a person’s functional communication skills
  • To use the Pragmatics Profile for People who use AAC to identify communication targets
  • To plan targeted activities to enable communication development and measure progress.

Suitable for:

Practitioners working with people who use AAC who are responsible for identifying AAC requirements and enabling use of AAC across different environments. This course will enable you to work towards the following :

IPAACKS competencies:

  • Assessment
    • Able to carry out an informal AAC assessment with guidance and/or using an existing proforma
  • Implementation
    • Able to select and format vocabulary appropriate to the person using AAC, with guidance as appropriate
    • Able to independently set personalised goals and monitor change against these goals
  • Review
    • Aware of the need to monitor whether or not an individual’s current AAC system continues to meet their needs

Course Includes:

This is a teacher-supported online course and includes 3 months’ access to online learning materials and 2 live webinars.

Special requirements:

A copy of the Pragmatics Profile for People who use AAC available from:

You will be required to use MS Teams, and one of the following web browsers: Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Safari

Cost: £120

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

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

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