Study days explore a single aspect of AAC and provide a great learning opportunity.
2017 Study Days
Cancelled - Voice Identity in AAC - 2 November 2017
Unfortunately we did not have enough delegates to make this study day feasible and the event has been cancelled. Any delegates who had booked have been notified and full refunds will be issued.
Recent Study Days
AAC & Literacy Best Practice Study Day - 28th April 2017
Held at The Clare Charity Centre in Saunderton with a keynote from Rebecca Loza (Read Write Inc.) and plenary by Marion Stanton & Adam Lenartowicz. There were also talks from parents (Chantal Bryan & Jules Whicher), teachers (Laura Baggley & Hester Mackay) and 4 suppliers and the day ended with some workshops. The day addressed the needs of children in special and mainstream school & hoped to kickstart a special interest group with subsequent days to be planned. The days are suitable for professionals and family members.
Communication in ASD: AAC, Research & Practice Study Day - 20 April 2016
Held at The Lift, London and led by Dr Elaine Clark, Darryl Morgan, Helen Robinson & Dr Greg Pasco (representatives from health, education and research). This study day looked at the use of augmentative communication devices and systems with people with autism.
AAC, Literacy and Complex Needs Study Day - 1 April 2016
Held at Birkbeck College, London and led by Jane Farrall and Sally Clendon. This workshop covered the rationale and principles underlying a balanced comprehensive approach to literacy instruction for all students.
Symbolisation Towards Literacy Study Day - 15 June 2015
Held at Manchester Metropolitan University and led by Janice Murray (MMU) and Martine Smith (Trinity College Dublin). Explored the relationship between symbol communication and the development of literacy.