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Supporting Children and Adults using AAC

This course is written for practitioners supporting users of AAC, equipping them with innovative tools and methods to develop and encourage communication, including SaLTs and SaLT assistants. Andrea Kirton, who wrote the course, is a highly specialist speech and language therapist. She shares a wealth of practical strategies and activities with underpinning theoretical knowledge to give learners a thorough grounding in this complex area.

This specialist training course is a MUST for anyone looking for practical advice and strategies to support users of AAC effectively.

What will participants receive?

A Level 3 or Level 2 award at nine credits in ‘Supporting Children and Adults using AAC’. A portfolio of evidence will need to be submitted.

NEW: Now available as CPD at level 4 for SaLTs and SaLT assistants who want to deepen their knowledge and skills. Click here for more information.

How is it delivered?

Designed to be delivered over five weekly sessions, it may also be taught as an intensive two day programme. Each session lasts two hours. The course uses interactive teaching methods, practical activities, videos and group discussion to engage learners.

What do learners say?
What does the course teach?

View the full course outline or download the course flyer PDF for an overview of the course content.

Who can teach the course?

The courses have been written so that speech and language therapists and teaching advisors can teach it in their locality under license. Click here for more information on becoming an Elklan Tutor.