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Hands-on Communication

Session 
4.6
Exhibitor/Supplier
  • Mike Kennard (Signalong Group)
Summary

An examination of the position of sign-supported communication in the total communication spectrum, stressing the benefits of this low (no) tech method of augmentative communication.

Signalong has published the largest illustrated sign vocabulary in Britain, adapted from British Sign Language for the needs of people with communication difficulties, mostly arising from learning disabilities or autism. The accessibility of the Signalong system will be explained and some signs will be demonstrated.

Level of Session 
5
Age Group 
All Ages
Interest 
Primary school
Secondary school transition
Transition
Mainstream
Special
Further/Higher Education