The course is split into six sections with 2 hours of video presentations. You will access the course via a login and password and you can complete it at your own pace.
This is split into bitesize chunks so it is easy to access the information you need quickly. You are also able to revisit the course at anytime.
The course covers:
Communication Basics: How to support early communication and strategies to encourage comprehension and communication.
Attention: Children need to learn to develop attention before they can learn to communicate. Learn about strategies for improving attention including a brief overview of Attention Autism.
Using Visual Aids: Visual information is much easier for people to understand and using visual aids to support comprehension is very important. Look at different types of visual aids and how to use them.
Alternative Communication: Speech is not a requirement for communication. Discover different communication methods with short introductions to Makaton and The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).
Interaction: Some children need to learn how to play and or interact with others. Get ideas to support interaction and play.
Visual Learning: When a child communicates differently they will also learn differently. Look at how to use visual learning strategies including the TEACCH method and visual instructions.
In addition there are 12 printables to support the course curriculum.