Supporting Children and Adults using AAC - elearning

Supporting Children and Adults using AAC - elearning

Supporting Children and Adults using AAC - elearning

A practical training course for those of you supporting users of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

This course is also available via face-to-face training

This course is for you if you are supporting users of AAC, and wish to equip them with innovative tools and methods to develop and encourage communication. Andrea Lee, who wrote the course, is a highly specialist speech and language therapist. During the training she shares a wealth of practical strategies and activities with underpinning theoretical knowledge to give you a thorough grounding in this complex area.

This specialist training course is a MUST for you if you want practical advice and strategies to support users of AAC effectively.

This training will provide you with:

  • A wealth of information and an opportunity to share experiences with other practitioners and families
  • Practical advice and strategies which are easy to implement
  • Communication Builders for AAC, a practical resource containing an abundance of tips, ideas and strategies
  • Registration with OCN London to enable you to achieve accreditation at level 2 or 3 for practitioners or level 4 when taken as CPD for SaLTs (accredited courses only)
Face-to-Face Training
Online Training

£270 plus VAT per person.

e-learning sessions for AAC
Online Non-Accredited e-learning

£150 for 8 weeks' access.

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1. What is Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)?
2. Assessment of AAC
3. Paper-based AAC systems
4. Power-based AAC systems
5. Support techniques and strategies - tools for implementation and goal setting

Available courses

Accredited Online Training

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e-learning sessions for AAC

Online Training

e-learning sessions

Targeted strategies for specific age range

Communication Builders for AAC

Anytime access to the e-learning sessions
Ten weeks

Eight weeks
Teaching from an Elklan Tutor
Discuss and share with other learners
External accreditation with a 6 credit Award on successful completion
Learning log to complete online
Time commitment per course for all aspects 4-4½ hours total per week* 1-1½ hours per week

£270 plus VAT


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*This is an accredited course and so you will need to actively engage with the training and complete a learning log. To do this you should expect to set aside around 4½ hours weekly.

This will include:

  • 1 to 1½ hours to complete the online session and prepare observations etc. for the live webinar
  • 1 hour to attend the live webinar
  • 1½-2 hours to plan, implement knowledge and strategies learnt and write-up the plan, observations and evaluation in an online e-log

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