Training

Informal training:

This occurs during 1:1 therapy sessions where good communication skills are modelled and suggestions are given on how to support and encourage the person to communicate using their AAC methods.

Formal training:

This can be provided to families, LSAs / TAs, / PAs, teachers, carers, support staff, OTs, Physios, etc to include:

  • What is AAC (low, lite and high tech)
  • Language development and AAC
  • Implementation of AAC into the environment and different situations
  • Accessing of AAC devices (direct touch, switches, HeadMouse, Eye gaze)
  • Programming AAC devices
  • Specific communication information and strategies for specific people

Judy King - Independent SLTJudy King RCSLT