Ace Centre will be hosting a 2 day introductory workshop on PODD on Tuesday 9th April and Wednesday 10th April 2019 at our Oldham Office.
Purpose: To discuss the teaching and learning strategies for implementing PODD communication systems.
Participants: Family, carers and professionals supporting individuals who use PODD communication systems.
- The challenges faced when creating communication systems in relation to vocabulary organisation, layout, design and range of access strategies and when customising systems to meet individual requirements.
- 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.
Dates: Tuesday 9th April and Wednesday 10th April 2019. Registration will start at 8.30am on Day 1. The workshop itself with run from 9am to 4.30pm on both days.
Cost: £225 – this includes course, 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.To apply for this course: