TalkSense Training

'TalkSense' Training

Through our close association with TalkSense (http://talksense.weebly.com/) , we are pleased to let you know about a range of 1 day training courses offered by Tony Jones M.Ed., B.Ed.(Hons.), Cert.Ed.Man., Cert.Ed.Res., Cert.Ed.

Tony is a well-qualified, Independent Teacher with over thirty years of successful experience in Special Schools and Colleges, providing support and tuition for young people wishing to develop their augmentative communication and cognitive skills. 

Tony has worked with children and adults at all levels of ability, from PMLD to degree level, and delivered training on a wide variety of subjects to professionals and non-professionals alike.


New 2017 training dates
The following new training courses, with specific reference to those working with ‚ÄčIndividuals Experiencing Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties, will take place at Portland College, Mansfield:

Monday May 8th, 2017               Multi-Sensory Referencing including Objects Of Reference
Tuesday May 9th, 2017              The Design, Development and Delivery of Sensory Stories
Wednesday May 10th, 2017       Switching Skills for Cognition and Control
Thursday May 11th, 2017           The Creation of Choice in the Classroom
Friday May 12th, 2017                PowerPoint for PMLD

Prices and How to Book:  Courses must be booked directly with TalkSense (not through Ability World). You can book Tony to deliver training at your establishment (e.g. for an INSET day) for £699 per day + expenses.

To enquire about availability on any particular course, or if you have any other questions, please email
Tony Jones direct at
TalkSense@live.co.uk or visit http://talksense.weebly.com/ for more information

Please select the links below for further details of each course.

Products
TalkSense Training: Developing Switch Skills 1 - Ideas and Good Practice (Awareness and Control)
TalkSense Training: Developing Switch Skills 1 - Ideas and Good Practice (Awareness and Control)
A switch may be a doorway to access the world for those experiencing Learning Difficulties and individuals with Physical disabilities, so it is vital that staff are aware of best practice and apply it in their work.
£0.00
TalkSense Training: Developing Switch Skills 2 - Moving to 2 Switches and Scanning
TalkSense Training: Developing Switch Skills 2 - Moving to 2 Switches and Scanning
This course builds on Developing Switch Skills 1.
£0.00
TalkSense Training: Developing Switch Skills 3 - Practical
TalkSense Training: Developing Switch Skills 3 - Practical
This course is the third part of the Developing Switching Skills course and involves a whole day on hands on practice using AbleNet equipment in small groups.
£0.00
TalkSense Training: Multi-Sensory Referencing & Objects of Reference
TalkSense Training: Multi-Sensory Referencing & Objects of Reference
This is a course designed for those working with the most cognitively challenged Learners. Multi-sensory Referencing is a system for developing awareness of time and space in individuals experiencing Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties.
£0.00
TalkSense Training: Development of Choice Making Skills in Individuals Experiencing Significant Learning Difficulties: Theory and Practice
TalkSense Training: Development of Choice Making Skills in Individuals Experiencing Significant Learning Difficulties: Theory and Practice
The course seeks to address considered best practice in the development of choice making skills in those experiencing Significant Learning Difficulties (Profound and Multiple Learning difficulties and beyond).
£0.00
TalkSense Training: Creating Communication Systems - Books, Boards & Overlays
TalkSense Training: Creating Communication Systems - Books, Boards & Overlays
This course is a guide to the design and development of communication books, boards, and/or overlays for use with people who require an augmentative communication system.
£0.00
TalkSense Training: Powerpoint for Learning Difficulties
TalkSense Training: Powerpoint for Learning Difficulties
PowerPoint is one of the most fantastic tools that teachers of Specal Needs have in their armoury. Craft solutions for individuals and groups that are stimulating, educational, age-appropriate and can be accessed directly or via a switch.
£0.00
TalkSense Training: Fifteen Fundamentals of AAC
TalkSense Training: Fifteen Fundamentals of AAC
The course covers fifteen fundamental issues in the delivery of AAC in education and other establishments, and is suitable for anyone seeking to improve their knowledge and skills in the delivery of augmentative communication skills.
£0.00