£0.00A 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.
£0.00This course builds on Developing Switch Skills 1.
£0.00This 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.
£0.00This 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.
TalkSense Training: Development of Choice Making Skills in Individuals Experiencing Significant Learning Difficulties: Theory and Practice£0.00The 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).
£0.00This 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.
£0.00PowerPoint 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.
£0.00The 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.
Through our close association with TalkSense (http://talksense.weebly.com/) , we are pleased to let you know about the 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' 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.
The following training courses, with specific reference to those working with Individuals Experiencing Profound & Multiple Learning Difficulties, will take place at Portland College, Mansfield or can be arranged at your own organisation:
Multi-sensory Referencing including Objects Of Reference
The Design, Development and Delivery of Sensory Stories
Switching Skills for Cognition and Control
The Creation of Choice in the Classroom
PowerPoint for PMLD
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). 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.