Training

Communication Workshops

Integrating Communication into the Curriculum for the student with little or no speech

When:      Request a date

Where:    

Time:       9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost:        $275 + gst

Morning tea and light lunch provided.

Suitable for:

All teachers, Integration Aides, Early Years Teachers, Child Care Teachers, Special School, Catholic School, Private School, Government School staff, support workers, House and Day centre staff, planners, NDIS staff

Learning objectives

You will:

  • develop an understanding of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies available to improve interactions in the classroom for the students with little or no speech;
  • identify and understand various opportunities for communication within specific classroom routines and learning environments;
  • learn various strategies for enhancing communication opportunities within peer interactions and also teacher lead interactions;
  • use strategies to plan a classroom activity for the student with little or no speech using low technology Augmentative and Alternative             Communication (AAC) strategies.

Victoria Institute of Teaching Standards 1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.5, 4.1

Appropriate for:

This workshop is useful for anyone who needs to develop understanding of how to incorporate the student with little or no speech into everyday classroom communication and learning tasks, day centre activities and at home. A range of resources for further study and independent research will be available.

Not sure if this is right for you?

Call Cathy Basterfield 0466 579 855 or email cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

Using Key Word Sign Functionally

When:       Request a date

Where:

Time:         9:15 am – 12:30am or 1:00pm – 4:30 pm

Cost: $100 + gst

Morning or afternoon tea provided.

Pre-requisite: You need to have previously attended a Basic Key Word Sign Workshop (equivalent to a 1 day workshop)

Suitable for

Anyone who has previously attended a Basic Key Word Sign workshop and wants to

  • refresh their Key Word Sign skills;
  • use their signing in lots of different activities;
  • try new activities and ideas for using Key word Sign.

All teachers, Integration Aides, Support Staff, Early Years Teachers, Child Care Teachers, Special school, Catholic School, Private School, Government School staff, Therapists, Support Workers (all areas), Psychologists, parents, NDIS staff, NDIS coordinators etc

 Learning objectives

You will

  • review all Key Word Sign Interactive Vocabulary 1 and 2 from the 1 day workshop;
  • review theory and implementation strategies for Key Word Sign;
  • learn to use Key Word Sign in a variety of interactive activities, which you will be able to incorporate into your own setting.

Victorian Institute of Teaching Standards

1.5, 1.6, 3.4

 Appropriate for:

This is a workshop which allows you to refresh your signing skills and theory about Key Word Sign (previously Makaton). You will go away with fresh ideas about how to expand the ways in which you are using Key Word Sign now, and how to continue to expand the Key Word Sign you use in your own environment.

A range of resources for further study and independent activities will be available.

Next Calendar Workshop & date

Learn Easy English: 2 day writing course.

19 & 20 June 2017

 

Can’t see a workshop that fits your needs?

I am happy to discuss other options, and develop a workshop for you, your staff and the people you support.

 

Having trouble booking your place via www.trybooking.com?

I can book you in. Send me an email or phone me to enable this to happen.

Email: cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

Phone: 0466 579 855

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Easy English Workshops

When:       Request a date

 Where:     

 Time:        9:00am – 4:00pm

 Cost:         $300 + gst      Registration closes one week prior to the event

Morning tea and light Lunch provided

 

Learning objectives

You learn the legislative framework for Easy English;

  • identify who Easy English is useful for ;
  • understand the steps to develop Easy English written materials;
  • begin to write their own Easy English document.

A range of resources for further study and independent research will be available.

All participants need to bring a document/brochure/flyer or other written material to begin to develop into Easy English during the workshop.

Victorian Institute of Teaching Standards:

1.5, 1.6, 2.5, 3.2, 3.7, 4.1, 7.2, 7.3

 Appropriate for:

This workshop is useful for anyone who writes information for the consumer. This workshop has limited places of just 12 participants.

Suitable for:

All communications staff, teachers, Integration Teachers, ESL teachers, TAFE staff, Integration Aides, Support Staff, Early Years Teachers, Child Care Teachers, Special School, Catholic School, Private School, Government School staff, planners, Therapists, Support Workers (all areas), NDIS staff, parents,

Not sure if this is right for you?

Call Cathy Basterfield 0466 579 855 or emailcathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

When:       Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Where:      Moorabbin Town Hall.

                     Corner South rd and Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin.

Train Station is next door to the Town Hall

Parking available via South Rd, under the Town Hall.

Time:         9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost:         $550 + gst

Morning tea and light lunch provided each day

Suitable for:

Anyone who writes information for the public, eg: communications and marketing staff; support workers, planners, therapists, disability advocates, teachers, ethics teams, survey developers, NDIS staff, report writers, lawyers, ……….

Not sure if this is right for you?

Call Cathy Basterfield 0466 579 855 or email cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au

Learning objectives

You will

  • learn the legislative framework for Easy English;
  • identify who Easy English is useful for;
  • explore current Easy English resources available in the Australian and international context;
  • learn and practise each of the steps to develop Easy English written materials;
  • begin to write their own Easy English document, including selecting and developing appropriate image supports;
  • receive references and resources for further study and independent research;
  • discuss strategies to begin to implement Easy English in your organisation.

Victorian Institute of Teaching Standards: 

1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 2.5, 3.2, 3.7, 4.1, 7.2, 7.3

 Appropriate for:

This workshop is useful for anyone who writes information for the public.

This workshop has limited places of just 12 participants.

All participants need to bring a document/brochure/flyer or other written material to learn to develop into Easy English during the workshop.

It would be useful if you had access to a laptop for the workshop.

Brochure 2017 Easy English 2 day writing course

Easy English for Inclusion and Participation

When:     Request a date

Where:    

Time:       9:00am – 4:30pm

 Cost:       $300 + gst       Morning tea provided.

Registration closes one week prior to the event

Suitable for: advocates, support staff, teachers, therapists, communications staff, government and departmental staff, anyone who writes for a public audience.

Learning objectives

  • learn the legislative framework for Easy English;
  • identify what is Easy English and who Easy English is useful for;
  • understand the steps to develop Easy English written materials;
  • engage in practical tasks to begin to write your own Easy English document.

A range of resources for further study and independent research will be available.

All participants need to bring a document/brochure/flyer or other written material to begin to develop into Easy English during the workshop.

Limited places available.

Not sure if this is right for you?

Call Cathy Basterfield 0466 579 855 or email cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au